Steven Abelowitz, M.D., FAAP is Board certified in Pediatric Medicine and has been practicing for over a decade. Dr. Abelowitz serves as Medical Director and President of COASTAL KIDS PEDIATRIC MEDICAL GROUP in Newport Beach, Laguna Niguel, Ladera Ranch and Irvine. Dr. Abelowitz completed his pediatric internship and residency at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, where he received multiple commendations and was awarded “Resident of the Year.” He received his medical degree at the Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, graduating at the top of his class. After establishing Newport Children’s Medical Group and serving as President and Medical Director for three years, Dr. Abelowitz founded COASTAL KIDS, a premier pediatric medical group for the proactive treatment and care of children’s healthcare issues.
As Medical Director, President and CEO of COASTAL KIDS, Dr. Abelowitz was voted one of the “Top Doctors Across America” by his peers, and was the first pediatrician to be voted “Doctor of the Month” by the staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. He has been nominated multiple times as Chair of the Pediatric Department at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and served as physician liaison to the newborn nursery. Dr. Abelowitz is an acknowledged expert on pediatric healthcare and medicine, primary children’s healthcare, preventative care, nutrition, growth and development. He has served as Area Representative for the American Academy of Pediatrics and has received “Top Doctor Award for Physicians of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) for the past several years, as seen in Orange Coast Magazine. Dr Abelowitz has shared his expertise with nationally recognized parenting and family health publications, featured as a pediatric expert on KABC-TV, consumer report, MSNBC the Dr Nancy show, KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV, as well as “Ask the doctors” columnist for the Orange County Register. He is fluent in Afrikaans and Hebrew, and speaks medical Spanish. Dr. Abelowitz enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include theater, tennis, gardening and working out.
This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.