About Me

Pablito Nagpala, M.D., received a B.S. in Applied Chemistry in 1979 at the University of the Philippines. After moving to the United States he continued his education at Louisiana State University where he received a PhD in Biochemistry in 1990. He then worked in research for the Pharmaceutical industry for several years until he decided to further his education and pursue his dream of becoming a Physician, and in 1999 he received a Medical Degree at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Nagpala completed his Residency in Pediatrics at Hope Children's Hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Chicago and his Fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Children's Hospital and Health Center University of California, San Diego in 2005.

During his years at the pharmaceutical industry, residency and fellowship Dr. Nagpala was involved in numerous research studies and was a recipient of several grants. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine. He received Outstanding Physician of the Year Award from the nursing staff at MemorialCare Miller Childrens & Women's Hospital Long Beach in 2008. His special interests are childhood diabetes, pump therapy, short stature, thyroid as well as precocious and delayed puberty.


English, Spanish, Tagalog

Provider Specialty

Endocrinology - Pediatric

Areas of Care

  • Pediatric Specialty Care


Medical Education

University of Illinois College of Medicine


Hope Children's Hospital


Children's Hospital and Health Center of San Diego

Insurances Accepted

Anthem Vivity HMO
Centivo ACO
Anthem Commercial HMO
Aetna Commercial HMO
Cigna Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO
BlueShield Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO