Associate Research Director
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Chaudhari was born and raised in West Virginia. He attended undergraduate and medical school at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, after which he completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Following residency, he completed his fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital before joining the Division of Emergency and Transport Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In addition to working clinically in the Emergency Department, Dr. Chaudhari is the Associate Research Director. His research interests involve diagnostic testing and management of common infectious diseases in the emergency department, particularly urinary tract infections. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wonderful family.

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic testing, Management of infectious diseases in the emergency department


Medical School: 

Wake Forest School of Medicine


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


Boston Children’s Hospital



Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatricsc

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association


Faculty Teaching Honor Roll, Boston Combined Residency Program
Farley Fellowship Award, Boston Children’s Hospital
Pediatric Academic Societies Travel Award, 2017
Pediatric Academic Societies Travel Award, 2016
Victor E. Stork Pediatric Resident Award, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society
Medical Student Excellence Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine Alumni Association


Chaudhari PP, Monuteaux MC, Bachur RG. Urine Concentration and Pyuria for Identifying UTI in Infants. Pediatrics. 2016;138(5):e20162370.
• PMID: 27940788
• Pubmed link:

Chaudhari PP, Monuteaux MC, Shah P, Bachur RG. The Importance of Urine Concentration on the Diagnostic Performance of the Urinalysis for Pediatric UTI. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2017 Jul;70(1):63-71.
• PMID: 28169050
• Pubmed link:

Research Interests: 

Diagnostic testing, UTI

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