About Me

Christopher Babbitt. M.D., is the medical director of the  Cherese Mari Laulhere Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. He received his medical degree at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, La. before going on to complete his residency and fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles Mattel Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Babbitt is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics with a subspecialty in pediatric critical care. He has served in several different appointments at Miller Children’s throughout his career, including clinical director of the PICU and medical director of physician informatics.

Dr. Babbitt is a member of several professional societies including, the California Thoracic Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, AAP Section of Critical Care Medicine, and Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Babbitt has been invited to present his work at several institutions in Boston, San Diego and San Francisco. His work has appeared in multiple peer reviewed medical journals and books, and he has acted as a reviewer for the Journal of Critical Care, Respiratory Care, Pediatric Pulmonology, and the Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care.



Provider Specialty

Critical Care Medicine - Pediatric


Medical Education

Tulane University School of Medicine


Locations & Affiliations


Pediatric Critical Care Group of America

2801 Atlantic Avenue

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 933-8743


Trial Number: 282-22

Conducted at: Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Participant Age Range: 2 days to 18 years

Participant Gender: Any

Enrolling Participants: Yes