Calvin Lowe, MD

Director, Transport
Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Born, raised and trained in Southern California, Dr. Lowe has been at CHLA for 20+ years. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Children’s Emergency Transport Team and facilitates a sedation service in the MRI suite.

Dr. Lowe has been a past Executive Committee Member of the Section on Transport Medicine. He has published numerous articles on transport research and the role of pediatric transport team in disaster situations. He has also authored many chapters on various pediatric subjects.

Dr. Lowe has also lectured on various topics such as pediatric transport medicine, flight physiology, drowning, pediatric sedation and toxicology. His current research projects include pediatric transport medicine, pediatric sedation and pediatric pre-hospital medicine.

Dr. Lowe has given many television, radio and print interviews. He has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times and has appeared on “Larry King Live” and on BBC (British Broadcasting Company) Radio.

Clinical Interests

Trauma, transport medicine, procedural sedation


Medical School

University of California, Irvine College of Medicine


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, General Pediatrics


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, General Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatric Emergency Medicine



Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics-Section on Transport Medicine and Section on Emergency Medicine
Member, Executive Committee-Section of Transport Medicine, AAP
Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles County


My research interests are in neonatal and transport medicine and pediatric procedural sedation.