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Michael Recto, MD

Accepting New Patients
CHOC Children's Specialists - La Veta Cardiology
1201 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
Speaks: Tagalog and English

About Michael Recto

Dr. Michael Recto is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of interventional pediatric cardiology. He performs complex procedures on children with serious congenital defects including diagnostic cardiac catheterization, interventional cardiac catheterization and pediatric cardiac transplantation. He is involved in research projects and clinical trials. Dr. Recto is a prolific author and has been published over 50 times.

Dr. Recto is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr Recto attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He served a rotating internship at Philippine General Hospital followed by an internship and residency in pediatrics at New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital. He completed his fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and his senior fellowship training in interventional cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Recto has been consistently awarded the Best Doctors in America award. Dr. Recto speaks fluent Tagalog.
Medical School

University of the Philippines

Internship

New York University Medical Center

Residency

New York University Medical Center

Fellowship

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Texas Children's Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
CHOC Children's Specialists - La Veta Cardiology
1201 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
Affiliated Locations

St. Jude Medical Center
St. Joseph Hospital, Orange