Dr. Ashish S. Chogle, Medical Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology
- Ashish S Chogle MD
- Office: 714-509-4099
- Specialty: Gastroenterology
- Board Certified: Pediatrics, Gastroenterology
- Additional Languages: Hindi, Marathi
Dr. Ashish Chogle is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist and nationally recognized expert in treating complex gastrointestinal disorders in children. He serves as the Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Medical Director at CHOC. Dr. Chogle takes a holistic, patient-centered approach to improving the quality of life for children with chronic GI conditions.
His clinical expertise includes functional abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, cyclic vomiting and motility disorders such as achalasia and gastroparesis. Dr. Chogle chairs the Integrative Medicine Committee for the North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and incorporates complementary modalities like herbal medications and vagus nerve stimulation into his practice.
An active researcher focused on pediatric GI motility and functional disorders, Dr. Chogle has received numerous honors, including the Young Clinical Investigator Award from NASPGHAN and Physician-Scientist Award from CHOC. He directs the Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal & Motility Disorders Program at CHOC. As Co-Director of CHOC’s Pediatric Colorectal Center, he also treats complex conditions such as Hirschsprung’s disease and imperforate anus.
Dr. Chogle earned his medical degree from Mumbai University and completed his pediatric residency at SUNY-Downstate Health Sciences University and fellowship at Northwestern University. He holds a master’s in healthcare management from UNC-Chapel Hill. His passion is improving the quality of life for children with chronic GI illnesses through an integrative, compassionate approach.
Swallowing disorders, esophageal achalasia, refractory nausea, delayed gastric emptying, intestinal pseudo-obstruction, chronic constipation, anal dysfunction, cyclic vomiting syndrome and functional abdominal pain/irritable bowel syndrome, gastrointestinal motility, abdominal pain, delayed gastric emptying
Ashish S Chogle MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC Mission Hospital.
1201 W. La Veta Ave. Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, CA 92868
CHOC Health Center – Mission Viejo
26691 Plaza Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
CHOC Health Center – Corona
854 Magnolia Ave. 101
Corona, CA 92879
Master of Science, Healthcare Management
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Medical School
Topiwala National Medical College, India
- Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
- Pediatrics Residency
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
- Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Fellowship
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Chogle A, Saps M. Chronic abdominal pain in children and adolescents. In Wyllie R and Hyams J. Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. Elsevier Health Sciences. 5th edition (In press).
Chogle A, Saps M. Hirschsprung Disease. In Sondheimer JM, Waasdorp Hurtado C. The NASPGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Ed. Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing; 2011.
Saps M, Chogle A. Gastric motor disorders. In Faure C, Di Lorenzo C, Thapar N. Pediatric Gastroenterology – Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children. Springer Science, 1st ed. 2013. ISBN: 978-1-60761-708-2.
Member of the NASPGHAN Clinical Care and Quality Committee
Honors and Awards
2007 SUNY Downstate Medical Center NY- Resident Research Award
2011 NASPGHAN Neurogastroenterology & Motility Committee
2011 NASPGHAN Young Faculty Clinical Investigator Award
2012, 2013, 2014 Faculty Award for outstanding contribution to clinical activities
Lectures and Presentations
Constipation in Children
Pediatric Pearls 2012-2013 series for General Pediatricians. Chicago, IL. March 2013.
Extra-esophageal manifestations of GERD. Aero-digestive Pearls
Chicago, IL October 2013
Grand rounds, University of Illinois – Chicago, IL. September 2008
Pediatric Motility Disorders
Grand rounds, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University. September 2013.
Treatment of Functional Abdominal Pain in Children
Grand rounds, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. November 2012.
Saps M, Chogle A. Tridimensional Stool Assessment Instrument. U.S. Patent Application 61527459, filed August 2011. Patent Pending
Saps M, Adams P, Bonilla S, Chogle A, Nichols-Vinueza D. Parental Report of Abdominal Pain and Abdominal Pain-Related Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: A Community Survey. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. Dec 2012.
Chogle A, Saps M. Gastroparesis in Children: The benefit of conducting 4 hour gastric emptying scans in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Apr;56(4):439-42.
Chogle A, Saps M. Yield and cost of performing screening tests for constipation in children. Can J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec; 27(12): e35-8. Epub 2013 Nov 13.
Saps M, Nichols-Vinueza D, Gati Dhroove, Papa Adams Chogle A. Assessment of commonly used pediatric stool scales: A pilot study. Rev Gastroenterol Mex. 2013; Jul-Sep; 78(3): 151-8.
Chogle A, Saps M. Electrocardiogram changes in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders on low dose amitriptyline. World J Gastroenterol. 2014;Aug28;20(32):11321-5.
Chogle A, Saps M. Chronic abdominal pain in children and adolescents. In Wyllie R and Hyams J. Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. 2015; Elsevier Health Sciences. 5th edition.
Chogle A, Saps M. Psychotropic medications for pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015; 60(3):e26.
Presentations and Abstracts
Bonilla S, Chogle A, Nichols-Vinueza D, Saps M. Prevalence of Abdominal Pain and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Community Children. NASPGHAN 2011. Orlando, FL.
Chogle A, Saps M. Gastroparesis in Children. Cost and Benefit of Conducting 4 hours Scintigraphic Gastric Emptying Studies. NASPGHAN 2011. Orlando, FL
Chogle A, Youssef N, Miranda A, Nurko S, Hyman P, Cocjin J, Di Lorenzo C, Saps M. No respite from abdominal pain on school weekends? NASPGHAN 2010. New Orleans, LA.
Dhroove G, Chogle A, Saps M. Tridimensional Stool Assessment Instrument (TS): Z Validated Instrument for use in Children and Adults. DDW 2012. San Diego, CA.
Dhroove G, Chogle A, Saps M. Validation of the Bristol Stool Scale and a Modified Version in Children: Is there a Benefit in Using Three-dimensional Instruments? DDW 2012. San Diego, CA.
- American Gastroenterological Association
- American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
- North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
Our gastroenterologists commonly treat:
- Abdominal pain
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Celiac disease
- Growth failure
- Pancreatic disorders
- Nutritional problems
- Feeding problems and dysphagia
- Gastroesophageal reflux
- Eosinophilic esophagitis
- Parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition support
- Gastrointestinal motility disorders
- Liver/biliary abnormalities