Specialist Referrals

As a general pediatrician managing concussions we may refer patients to specialists if their concussion symptoms are not resolving significantly within 2-3 weeks after their initial visit. Providing a comprehensive approach to concussion care creates the best possible treatment. There are several doctors we work with to provide care for specific deficits associated with concussions.


  • CHOC Concussion Clinic: 888-770-2462

Vestibular (Balance) Physical Therapy

  • Dr. Nirav Patel
    • Complete Balance Solutions: 949-340-6927
  • CHOC: 888-770-2462


  • Dr. Eric Ikeda: 562-925-6591
  • Dr. Robin Rakov: 949-768-7449


  • Dr. Patricia Gisbert: 714-558-0303
  • Dr. Johnathan Romaine
    • CHOC: 888-770-2462

Psychiatry/ Psychology

  • Dr. Edwin Deleon (Psychiatrist): 949-891-0307
  • Dr. Chris Min (Psychologist)
    • CHOC: 888-770-2462

Physical Therapy

  • ACIC Physical Therapy: 949-754-1344

Return to Play

  • Chris Phillips, ATC, CSCS
    • Compete Sports Performance and Rehab: 949-690-1277

Speech/Language Therapy

  • CHOC Speech Department: 888-770-2462



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