Meet Orange County doctors who are confronting COVID-19

When the coronavirus first popped up in the world, Dr. Shruti Gohil, the associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UCI Medical Center, and her team quickly began preparing for the worst: the pandemic reaching Orange County. … Gohil, from Anaheim, has co-led the UC Irvine Health System’s response to the pandemic and is an assistant professor of infectious disease in the Department of Medicine. … “I’m grateful that I have this great privilege to be involved in something as important as helping our communities get through this type of a pandemic,” Gohil said.