Dr. Sameer S. Pathare, Medical Director, Pediatric Hospitalist

Dr. Pathare attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency at CHOC Hospital in Orange. Dr. Pathare is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. His philosophy of care is to provide a wide scope of pediatric hospitalist 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.


CHOC Hospital
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-509-8826
fax: 714-509-4169


  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Pediatrics Residency
    CHOC Hospital, Orange, CA

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Hospitalist
  • Medical Director, Hospitalist
    CHOC Specialist

Honors and Awards

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

Lectures and Presentations

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

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Orange County Medical Association

  • Sameer S Pathare MD
    • Office: 714-509-8826
    • Specialties: Hospitalist – Pediatrics, Pediatrics
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics
    • On Staff at: CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC at Mission Hospital