Mission: To provide excellent healthcare and wellness education for the infants, children and adolescents in Durango and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Pakhi Chaudhuri is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified. She is a graduate of Brown Medical School and trained at the University of Washington, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Chaudhuri has also completed a course in Medical Acupuncture for physicians through UCLA and the Helms Medical Institute and currently includes acupuncture and shonishin (a needle-less form of acupuncture for infants and children) in her practice. Dr. Pakhi Chaudhuri has been practicing pediatrics since 2000 and founded Pediatric Associates of Durango in 2005.

Appointment Types

• Sick appointments
• Chronic illness management
• Well-child check-ups
• Sports physicals
• Injury care
• Immunization appointments
• Pediatric consultation
• Prenatal visit
• Meet and Greet visit

We ask that you schedule routine appointments, such as well-child check-ups and sport physicals, in advance to ensure you get the appointment time you desire.

No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay.

Click on the links below to read the full Income-based Sliding Fee Scale Policy for Services.

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Prenatal & Meet and Greet Visits: Pediatric Associates of Durango offers a complimentary visit which allows you to learn more about our practice. This visit allows you to meet with a practitioner, ask questions and hear more about the services we offer. Please call for more information, or to schedule a prenatal/meet and greet appointment.



Associates of Durango and Your Insurance

Pediatric Associates of Durango accepts almost every insurance plan. If you are unsure whether your insurance plan is contracted with Pediatric Associates of Durango, please call our main number and our receptionist will be happy to assist you. We ask that you always have your insurance card available at appointments in the event that we need to make a copy. Any co-payment required by your insurance will be collected at the time of service. We accept cash, personal checks as well as most credit cards. If your insurance requires a referral to see a specialist, please contact us. You may be required to see your primary care physician in order to complete the necessary forms.


Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 5:30pm. After Hours: There will always be a provider on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call our number (970) 259-7337 and you will be connected with a registered nurse.