Dr. Jennifer S. Lusk, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatrics

Dr. Jennifer S. Lusk, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatrics

  • Jennifer S Lusk MD
  • Office: 714-509-8826
  • Specialty: Hospitalist – Pediatrics
  • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Additional Languages: Spanish

Dr. Jennifer Lusk is a board-certified pediatric hospitalist at CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange County, California. As an expert in pediatric hospital medicine, Dr. Lusk cares for babies, kids and teens with a wide variety of conditions requiring admission to the hospital. Her clinical interests include asthma, bronchiolitis and infectious diseases, particularly zoonotic infections.

Dr. Lusk strives to train all levels of learners in the art of pediatric medicine in her roles as associate program director for pediatric residents and as the program director for a new fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine. Dr. Lusk also aims to create value in the care provided by focusing on process improvement projects to decrease readmission rates or unnecessary testing.

Jennifer S Lusk MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC Mission Hospital.


CHOC Hospital
1201 W. La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-509-8826
Fax: 714-509-4169

CHOC at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691


  • Medical School
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Pediatric Residency
    CHOC Hospital, Orange, CA

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Clinical Profession, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine
  • Fellowship Program Director, UCI/CHOC Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
  • Associate Program Director, UCI/CHOC Pediatric Residency
  • Chair, CHOC Acute Care Improving Organizational Performance Committee
  • Chair, CHOC Transitions of Care Improvement team
  • CHOC Medical Executive Committee

Areas of Research and Quality Improvement Interest

  • Medical Education
  • High value care delivery in hospitalized patients
  • Improving transitions of care

Lectures and Presentations

  • Approach to a limping child
  • TORCH infections
  • Toxic ingestions in children
  • Vaccines and Autism: How to stop the madness

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 4