Sonal Ram Khemani, M.D.
Sonal Khemani, M.D., is committed to providing her young patients with the type of high-quality, equitable care that she would expect for her own children. She enjoys getting to know the people she treats and working with other providers to offer the best possible care.
Fluent in Spanish and Gujarati, Dr. Khemani has served at primary care clinics in Mexico and Ecuador and worked in a pediatric intensive care unit in India. She also serves on the critical care and immigrant health committees for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Khemani earned her medical degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. There, she received the Arthur Gold Humanism Award in recognition of her compassionate patient care. She then pursued a pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland, followed by pediatric critical care fellowships at the University of Chicago and UCLA.
Affiliated with City of Hope since 2013, Dr. Khemani previously was the co-director of pediatric critical care, a role that enabled her to advocate for the safety of young patients across units. She also has been an attending physician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Huntington Hospital, Miller Children’s Hospital, and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.
Away from the clinic, Dr. Khemani enjoys spending time with her family, watching baking shows, and tending to her garden.
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
2004, Doctor of Medicine, Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, IL
1999, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, minor in Bioethics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2004-2007, Residency in General Pediatrics Program, Children's Hospital and Research Center -- Oakland, CA
2015-present, Attending Physician, Division of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group -- Los Angeles, CA
2013-2021, Attending Physician, Division of Pediatrics, City of Hope Medical Group -- Pasadena, CA
2012-2015, Attending Physician, Pediatrix Medical Group -- Pasadena, CA
2010-2011, Attending Physician, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital -- Fountain Valley, CA
2010-2011, Attending Physician, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Miller Children's Hospital -- Long Beach, CA
2004-2007, Internship in General Pediatrics Program, Children's Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, CA
2009, McCabe Family Fund Research Award
2004, Excellence in Pediatrics Medical Student Award
2004, Arnold P. Gold Award for Humanism
1995 & 1996, Anita B. Wilson Award for Environmental Studies
2019-present, Radiosurgery Society
2019-present, Global Society of Medical Innovation and Development
2017-present, American Radium Society
2008-present, Radiation Research Society
2006-present, American College of Radiation Oncology
2004-present, Radiological Society of North America
2004-present, Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology
2004-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology
2004-present, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
2004-present, American College of Radiology
- Ooi, Ram, et al. Identification of an Interleukin 13-Induced Epigenetic Signature in Allergic Airway Inflammation. Journal of Translational Medicine, March 2012.