Christine Mirzaian, MD, MPH, IBCLC

Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Christine Mirzaian is a General Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Keck School of Medicine of USC. At CHLA, she is an attending physician in the Newborn Follow-up Program and runs the Lactation Clinic at AltaMed at CHLA. She is the Director of Clinical and Community Services for the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD).

Clinical Interests

General pediatrics, developmental disabilities, lactation, high-risk infants


Medical School

University of California San Francisco


Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Children's Hospital Los Angeles


L.A. General Medical Center



Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics; International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics
Academic Pediatric Association


Pasadena Magazine "Top Doctors" 2015 and 2017


McQuillen PS, Nishimoto MS, Bottrell CL, Fineman LD, Hamrick SE, Glidden DV,Azakie A, Adatia I, Miller SP. Regional and central venous saturation monitoring following pediatric cardiac surgery: concordance and association with clinical variables. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2007 8(2): 154-60.

Clarke N, Shacks J, Smith AR, Bottrell CL, Poulsen MK, Yin L. Use of a noncycloplegic autorefractor to perform vision screening in preschools. The Journal of School Nursing, 2008 24(3): 158-163.

Goh S, Bottrell CL, Aiken AH, Dillon WP, Wu YW. Presyrinx in children with Chiari malformations. Neurology, 2008 71(5): 351-356.

Yin L, Bottrell C, Clarke N, Ward C, Shacks J, Poulsen MK. Otoacoustic Emissions: a valid, efficient first-line hearing screen for preschool children. Journal of School Health, 2009 79(4): 147-152.

Yin L, Wills H, Clarke N, Shacks J, Bottrell C, Poulsen MK. Cardiovascular risk in preschool children. Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 2009 1(4): 197-204.


Developmental disabilities, health systems research, lactation support, high-risk infant follow-up, patient navigation