Dr. Tamar Nazerian Chorbadjian

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Dr. Tamar Nazerian Chorbadjian is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of
Clinical Science at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine, Director of the
High Risk Infant Follow-up Clinic, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician at Kaiser
Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center. She is dual board certified in Developmental-
Behavioral Pediatrics and General Pediatrics. Dr. Chorbadjian diagnoses and treats a wide
variety of neurodevelopment conditions, Autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other
developmental and behavioral difficulties, and helps families navigate through the many systems
of care. Prior to medical school, Dr. Chorbadjian earned her BS in Physiological Sciences, with a
minor in Public Policy and Social Welfare from UCLA, and a Master of Public Health from
USC. She completed her medical education at Western University of Health Sciences – College
of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, and her residency training from the UC Irvine – CHOC
Pediatric Residency Program after an internship at the University of New Mexico. She
concluded her fellowship training in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital
of Los Angeles while also completing leadership training through the MCHB’s LEND at USC’s
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, where she later also became a
trainer. Her passion is early identification and intervention for children with different
neurodevelopmental conditions and behavioral challenges. Her research interests include health
care disparities for children with special health care needs, effect of media use on child
development and behavior, as well as the effect of poverty on children’s health, about which she
has published a textbook chapter. She also prides herself in being a dedicated mother and an
advocate for all parents and families. She strives to be a champion for children with
developmental disabilities and their families, both locally and abroad.