Dr. Nagpala 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 Miller Childrens Hospital Long Beach in 2008. His Special interests are Childhood Diabetes, Pump Therapy, Short Stature, Thyroid as well as Precocious and Delayed Puberty.
This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.
- Endocrinology - Pediatric