Associate Director of the PICU at CHOC, Paul Lubinsky, M.D. specializes in pediatric critical care with expertise in the treatment of respiratory failure, traumatic brain injury and cardiac intensive care. He is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine. He is President of the CHOC Children’s Specialists and a Associate Clinical Professor at UC Irvine.
As President of the CHOC Children’s Specialists, Dr. Lubinsky brings a wealth of clinical and cultural background to his work at CHOC Children’s and CHOC at Mission. Dr. Lubinsky was born in Zambia and served his internship at Groote Schuur Hospital and the Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Capetown, South Africa. In 1986 he served as Chief Resident at UCI Medical Center in Orange followed by a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at CHOC under the mentoring of Dr. Nick Anas. Throughout his career Dr. Lubinsky has been a passionate advocate of injury prevention in children and he has lobbied vigorously for community awareness and prevention of drowning. He has worked tirelessly to expand the pediatric subspecialty base of physicians available to serve the needs of Orange County children, in the process regionalizing pediatric tertiary care at CHOC and training the next generation of pediatric Critical Care specialists.