UCI Health pediatrician Dr. Peter J. Chung

Peter J. Chung, MD


Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

assistive technology, deaf culture, medical education, quality of life

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  • American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • English
Medical School
Columbia University
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAPediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAPediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLADevelopment & Behavioral Pediatrics
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director — Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Member — American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member — Society for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association – 2021-2023
  • UCI Health Patient Experience Award, 2018
  • 2014 Research Scholar Award — Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
More Information

Dr. Peter Jinwu Chung is a board-certified UCI Health pediatrician who specializes in developmental and behavioral pediatric medicine. He is the medical director of the Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

His clinical and research focus includes medical education, quality improvement, deaf culture, assistive technology, narrative medicine and video games for therapeutic application.

Chung earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles. He also trained at UCLA's Tarjan Center and at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles as part of the California Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (CA-LEND) program.

He sees patients in Costa Mesa.

Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
1202 Bristol St., 2nd Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 949-267-0400
Fax: 949-221-0004