Dinora B. Chinchilla, MD


Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Clinical Interests

pulmonary medicine (lung/respiratory), pulmonary vascular disease

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
  • English
  • Spanish
Medical School
UCI School of Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterPulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Dinora B. Chinchilla is a board-certified UCI Health lung specialist with fellowship training in critical care medicine. Her clinical interests include pulmonary vascular disease, pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.

She earned her medical degree from the UCI School of Medicine. She completed an internal medicine residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, followed by a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She also earned an MBA at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business.

Chinchilla, who also is fluent in Spanish, enjoys teaching medical students and residents in the intensive care unit at UCI Medical Center's Douglas Hospital.

She sees patients in Orange.

UCI Medical Center Pavilion 1
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7720