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Sameer S Pathare, MD

(714) 509-8826

Hospitalist - Pediatrics

Board Certified:

Dr. Pathare is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

Children's Hospital of Orange County
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-8826
fax: (714) 509-4169
map & directions

Physician Bio

Dr. Pathare attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency at Children's Hospital of Orange County. Dr. Pathare is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. His philosophy of care is to provide a wide scope of pediatric care for the hospitalized children at CHOC. He speaks medical Spanish. He has a particular interest in Infectious Diseases and has published chapters on Upper Airway Infections and Foreign Body Ingestions. He cherishes the opportunity to teach the next generation of medical students and residents. He is an assistant clinical professor in Pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School and UCI. Dr. Pathare has received the CHOC Teacher of the Year award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2013 and the UCI Outstanding faculty teaching award in 2013.

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Hospitalist, CHOC Children's
  • Division Chief, Hospitalist, CHOC Children's Specialists


  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence
    OCMA, Multiple years
  • Patient and Family Centered Care Achievement Award
    Multiple years

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Orange County Medical Association

Lectures and Presentations

  • "Foreign Body Obstruction"
  • "SeverePediatric Infections"
  • "The Acute Febrile Infant"
  • "Presentation of Acute leukemia"
  • "Neonate with Congestive heart failure"
  • "Omphalitis"
  • "Peritonsillar Abscess and EBV"
  • "MSSAbacteremia and pyomyositis"
  • "Necrotizing Fasciitis"
  • "Meckel's Diverticulum"
  • "Mid-Aortic Syndrome"
  • "Orbital Abscess"
  • "Nephrotic syndrome and pericardial effusion"
  • "Chorea and Anti-phospholipid Ab syndrome"
  • 'Necrotizing Pneumonia"
  • "Intussusception"
  • "Toxic Shock Syndrome"
  • "RSV with VSD and malrotation"
  • "Dextrocardia, Situs inversus, Asplenia"
  • "Adenovirus vs. Kawasaki Disease"
  • "Severe Pediatric Infections"
  • "Rectal bleeding"

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