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 [Pediatrics]
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics - General
  • 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 Clinical Professor — Department of Pediatrics
  • Member — American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member — American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Member — Society for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Awards and Recognition
  • 2014 Research Scholar Award — Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association – 2021-2022
More Information

Dr. Peter Jinwu Chung is a board-certified UCI Health pediatrician who specializes in developmental and behavioral pediatric medicine at the Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders. His clinical interests include 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, chief 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.

Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
2500 Redhill Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 949-267-0400
Fax: 949-221-0004