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Director of the Bureau of Toxicology and Environmental Assessment at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, pediatrician Cyrus Rangan, MD, specializes in medical toxicology, investigating the potential environmental or toxicological causes of disease clusters. In addition, Dr. Rangan serves as the assistant medical director of the California Poison Control System, directing poison control efforts – which nationally help keep nearly 70% of all poison control calls in the home and out of emergency departments – for the county of Los Angeles.

Dr. Rangan also acts as a medical toxicology consultant for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, providing bedside consultations for toxicology cases and educating both parents and medical staff on diagnosis, management, and prevention of poisoning. In recognition for his services, Dr. Rangan has received many awards, including eight Outstanding Community Physician Awards from Children’s Hospital as well as recognition by the board of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for his contributions to environmental safety in LAUSD schools.

Education

Medical School: 

Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatrics

Residency: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatrics

Fellowship: 

University of California San Diego; Medical Toxicology

Accomplishments

Certification: 

Pediatrics; American Board of Pediatrics

313 N. Figueroa
Rm 127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213-738-3220Office
Fax: 213-250-2594Fax