About Dr. Pakhi Chaudhuri

Dr. Pakhi Chaudhuri was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. She comes from a long line of healing professionals. In India, her great grandfather was a physician and her grandfather was a homeopathic physician. Her mother is an Ob/Gyn and her father is an Internist that also practices acupuncture.

Pakhi Chaudhuri, M.D.

Medical Education:

  • 1995 M.D., Brown University School of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School and Brown University School of Medicine Combined Program
  • 2000 University of Washington, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA.
  • 2000 Board Certified, American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • 2007 Medical Acupuncture for Physicians Certification, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Helms Medical Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Awards:

  • David S. Greer Prize. Awarded to the graduating medical student who best exemplifies the view of medicine as a socially responsible human service profession.
  • Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation. Awarded by the American Medical Women’s Association to women ranked as outstanding graduates.

Medical Pratice:

  • Private practice with Pediatric Associates in Seattle, WA.
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Member of the Medical Issues Committee, Pediatric
    Associates, Seattle, WA.

Faculty Positions:

  • Jan 2009- present Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Jan 2000 – July 2006 Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Volunteer work with children and youth:

  • Missionaries of Charity (Mother Teresa’s organization)
    Calcutta, India. Worked with orphans and children living
    in the slums of Calcutta.
  • Hope Center, Salvation Army Home for Abused Children.
    St. Louis, MO. Worked with children who were taken from
    their homes because of abuse and neglect.
  • Schools and juvenile detention centers in St. Louis, MO,
    Kansas City, MO, and Seattle, WA. Taught health
    education and/or tutored children or teenagers in these
    settings.
  • 45th Street Clinic. Seattle, WA. Physician volunteer with
    homeless youth.

Child Advocate:

  • Facilitator for a Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Program
    in Colorado (This is when she fell in love with Colorado!).
    Denver, CO.
  • Former Member of a Child Protection Team, Division of Families
    and Children. Seattle, WA.
  •  Former Member of “Its About Kids” Steering Committee,
    Durango, CO.
  • Former Board Member of Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County
  • Former Board Member of The La Plata Family Centers Coalition

Environmental Advocate:

  • Worked on an organic farm. Bainbridge Island, WA.
  • Member of Physician’s for Social Responsibility. Speaker,“In Harm’s Way: Toxic Threats to Child Brain Development”.
  • Former Board Member of the Southwest Colorado Renewable Energy Society.