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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Behnam Khaleghi, MD

  • Rheumatology
    (Board Certified)
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Pacific Rheumatology Medical Center
705 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 109
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Pacific Rheumatology Medical Center
705 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 109
Orange, CA 92868
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(714) 628-9342
(714) 628-9759
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Weekend Hours
9:00AM-1:00PM Every other Saturday

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Rheumatology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Shaheed Beheshti - 1991
    • Internship
      St. Barnabas Hospital/Bronx - 1997
    • Residency
      St. Barnabas Hospital/Bronx - 1999
    • Fellowship
      Cooper Hospital- UMDNJ/Camden - 2001
    Areas of Interest

    Adult Rheumatic Diseases

  • Biography


    Behnam Khaleghi, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist who blends cutting-edge technology with comprehensive patient-oriented care and is honored to serve the communities of Orange and Laguna Hills, California, at Pacific Rheumatology Medical Center.

    Dr. Khaleghi earned his medical degree at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, one of the most prestigious academic institutions in Iran. He went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York. Then, he performed a rheumatology fellowship at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.

    In addition to English, Dr. Khaleghi is fluent in Farsi. His special interests are adult rheumatic diseases, including arthritis, lupus, and osteoporosis. He’s invested in continuous learning and moving medicine forward.

    By offering the most current and state-of-the-art therapies and services, including regenerative medicine, Dr. Khaleghi ensures his patients have access to the highest level of patient care. He also considers serving people to be a privilege and spends as much time as necessary listening to his patients.
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