Sharief Taraman

Sharief Taraman, MD

Assistant Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology & Medical Informatics, CHOC Children's Specialists, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California-Irvine, VP of Medical, Cognoa


Dr. Sharief Taraman is the Assistant Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology at CHOC Children’s Hospital and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Taraman is a board certified Physician Informaticists and the Vice President of Medical for Cognoa (, a start-up utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders. Named one of Orange Counties 40 under 40, he continues to push the boundaries of technology in medicine with collaborative research in brain computer interfaces and a provisional patent to use nanoparticles as a therapeutic agent.

Dr. Taraman graduated with Magna Cum Laude from the University of Michigan with a major in Biochemistry. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and went on to complete residency training in pediatrics and pediatric neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

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