Nafiz M. Kiciman

Nafiz M. Kiciman, MD


Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

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  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
  • English
  • Turkish
Medical School
Hacettepe University
University of OklahomaPeds
University of New Mexico School of MedicineAnes
UC San DiegoNeonatology
UC San DiegoPeds Card.
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • America's Top Doctors (Pediatric Cardiology), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2015
  • Physicians of Excellence (Pediatric Cardiology), Orange County Medical Association, 2009-2018
More Information

Dr. Nafiz M. Kiciman is a UCI Health pediatric cardiologist who specializes in congenital heart disease in newborns and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. He is board certified in pediatric cardiology as well as in neonatal and perinatal medicine.

Kiciman earned his medical degree at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. He completed his residency in pediatrics at University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa, and fellowships in neonatology and pediatric cardiology at UC San Diego Medical Center. 

As a clinical professor in pediatric cardiology at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, he is actively involved in the education of medical students, pediatric residents and fellows. He is also a faculty instructor at the medical school’s Medical Education Simulation Center on the Irvine campus.

Kiciman, who has consistently been named among the top pediatric cardiologists in Orange County, sees patients at the UCI Health Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Clinic in Orange, at CHOC-Children's Hospital of Orange County and at Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach.

University of California, Irvine and CHOC Children's have formed a strategic partnership to better serve the children and families of Orange County and beyond.

UCI Health Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Clinic
1140 W. La Veta Ave., Suite 750
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-581-4401
Fax: 714-581-4420
Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 714-456-7002
Fax: 949-824-8336