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Michael Cater, MD, Pediatrics, Tustin, CA, St. Joseph Hospital Orange


Pediatrics Tustin, CA

Adolescent Medicine


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Education & Training

  • University of California (Irvine)
    University of California (Irvine)Residency, Pediatrics, 1971 - 1972
  • Kettering Health Network
    Kettering Health NetworkInternship, Transitional Year, 1969 - 1970
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Loma Linda University School of MedicineClass of 1969
  • Pasadena College
    Pasadena CollegeBachelor, Magna Cum Laude, 1961 - 1965

Certifications & Licensure

  • HI State Medical License
    HI State Medical License 1987 - 2024
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1970 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1970 - 1970
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • University of California, Irvine Department of Pediatrics Alumnus of the Year, 2014
  • Physician of Excellence St. Joseph Hospital, 2015
  • Recipient 50th Anniversary, Department of Pediatrics ALUMNUS of the YEAR Award University of California, Irvine, 2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • More on Impetigo  
    Cater, Michael W., Consultant for Pediatricians, 1/1/2016
  • Summertime sighting: painful swelling, erythema around the ankle  
    Brien, James H., Cater, Michael W., Infectious Diseases of Children, 1/1/2016
  • Congenital Radioulnar Synostosis  
    Cater, Michael W., Consultant for Pediatricians, 1/1/2016
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  • Infectious Mononucleosis: Its History, Clinical Manifestations, And Treatment 
  • William Osler: The “Pediatrician” and His Contributions to Pediatrics 
  • Augustus Calvin Behle: An Oslerian Pioneer 
    Philadelphia, PA - 1/2/2011


  • Growing Pains: Reality or Myth 
    Bentley, Amy, Cater, Michael W., Shulman, Andrew, OC Family
  • How parents can help kids achieve in school. 
    Cater, Michael, CHOC CHILDREN'S Blog
  • Lice and Other School Aged Problems 
    Cater, Michael, CHOC Children's Health Topics
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Hospital Affiliations