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Sharief Taraman, MD

  • Pediatric Neurology
Primary Address | Office Details
CHOC Children's Specialists - 1201 La Veta Ave.
1201 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868

Phone: (888) 770-2462

Fax: (855) 246-2329

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  • Meet The Provider
    Dr. Sharief Taraman is board certified in Neurology with special qualifications in child neurology. He is a Health Sciences Associate Professor at UC Irvine School of Medicine. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Michigan having majored in Biochemistry. He completed his medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2006 and went on to complete residency training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Taraman is also one of CHOC Children’s Medical Infomaticists and works directly with the Chief Medical Information Officer to develop and implement technology to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. He is also actively involved in the CHOC Children’s Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute.

    As director of the Neurology multidisciplinary concussion clinic, he has worked closely with CHOC’s Sports Medicine Program and neuropsychologists to develop a comprehensive concussion rehabilitation program.

    Dr. Taraman’s other clinical interests include more severe traumatic brain injuries, neuroimmunology (Demyelinating disorders, ADEM, multiple sclerosis, CNS vasculitis), epilepsy, encephalitis, and stroke. His research interests include neurotechnology (brain/computer interfaces), nanotechnology, bioinformatics, and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Taraman is active in the community as a board member of the AAP Orange County Chapter, Irvine Unified School District Medical Advisory Board, and volunteering for Girl Scouts of Orange County and the Capistrano Unified School District.
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatric Neurology
    Other Specialties Associations
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

    American Board of Preventive Medicine, Preventive Medicine

  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
    • Cigna HMO
    • Health Net HMO
    • United Healthcare HMO
  • Primary Location

CHOC Children's Specialists - 1201 La Veta Ave.