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Corey J. Rood, MD


Child Abuse Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

children's health

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • English
Medical School
Oregon Health & Science University
University of New Mexico School of MedicinePediatrics
Nationwide Children's HospitalChild Abuse Pediatrics
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine
  • Division Chief — UCI Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Medical Director — UCI Health Child Abuse Pediatrics
More Information

Dr. Corey J. Rood is a board-certified, fellowship-trained UCI Health pediatrician who specializes in general pediatrics and child abuse.

Rood earned his medical degree at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. He completed a residency in general pediatrics at the UNM School of Medicine in Albuquerque, N.M., followed by a fellowship in child abuse pediatrics at Nationwide Children's in Washington, D.C. He serves as medical director of the Child Abuse Services Team (CAST) with the UCI School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics.

His clinical focus is on the diagnosis, care and management of potentially abused and neglected children. His research focus includes studies on commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC), international and domestic human trafficking, sexting and online sexual solicitation of adolescents.

Rood, who serves as the UCI Health medical director of child abuse pediatric services, practices in Orange.

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Fax: 855-209-8413