Eliezer Nussbaum, MD

Eliezer Nussbaum, MD, FCCM,FCCP,FAAP

Pediatric Pulmonology Long Beach, CA

Professor of Pediatrics, UC Irvine

Office Address

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  • 2801 Atlantic Ave
    Pediatric Pulmonology
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    Phone: (562) 933-8749
    Fax: (562) 933-8744


  • www.elinussbaum.com Dr. Eliezer Nussbaum has been actively involved with the health care industry for more than 33 years. Currently a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Step VII at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Medical Director of Pediatric Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Memorial Miller Children's Hospital of Long Beach. He holds a certificate from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Business Administration in Management Development Program, and is active in the field of managed care. He has authored five books(two novels and three medical books) and over 150 scientific publications and has been selected a member of several prestigious national societies such as, the Society for Pediatric Research, American College of Physician Executives, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, among others. He was listed among the top doctors in the nation by US News and World Report in 2011-12. He was listed and included in Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2007-2008 and 2003-2004. Dr. Nussbaum played an integral role in developing one of the 1st Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU) in the state of California and served as the 1st Medical Director of the PICU at Miller Children’s Hospital (MCH) of Long Beach between 1979 and 1994. Dr. Nussbaum also developed the Pediatric Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Centers and its teaching programs at MCH and UCI and remains its Medical Director since 1979. He participates in international, national, state and university activities, serves as a reviewer, and has editorial board responsibilities for scientific publications in major journals and national societies.He is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology and remains a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Nussbaum's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Pulmonology: General Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Clinical Interests: Pediatric Pulmonology; Fiber -Optics Evaluation Of Pediatric Airways; Asthma; Cystic Fibrosis; Exercise; Sleep; Patient Care Team; Research Design

Dr. Nussbaum's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Step VIIUniversity of California,Irvine(UCI)

Dr. Nussbaum's Education & Medical Training

  • Case Westrn Res University Afl HospitalCase Westrn Res University Afl HospitalFellowship, Pulmonary Disease
  • Maimonides Medical CenterMaimonides Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine at ElmhurstMount Sinai School of Medicine at ElmhurstResidency, Pediatrics
  • Tel Aviv University SacklerTel Aviv University SacklerMedical School

Dr. Nussbaum's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1979 - 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1979
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Pulmonology, 1986
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Critical Care Medicine, 1992

Dr. Nussbaum's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America2009
  • Best Doctors in America2007
  • Best Doctors in America2003
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Dr. Nussbaum's Publications & Presentations

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Dr. Nussbaum's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hebrew

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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