Pattaraporn T. Chun M.D. Accepting new patients

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Neonatal-perinatal medicine, Primary care - pediatrics


English, Thai


Dr. Chun completed her fellowship in Neonatal -Perinatal Medicine at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital. She then moved to Hawaii and worked as a neonatologist at Kapiolani Medical center for Women & Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Chun has served as a NICU Medical Clinic Director there between 2015 and 2017. She now returns to Division of Neonatology at the University of Washington. Her clinical interests include neuroprotection and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Dr. Chun's previous work during fellowship has focused on metabolomics of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) in a non-human primate model, studying metabolite changes as a biomarker of brain injury. She was also involved in a longitudinal study of very low birth weight infants, examining the utility of the NICU Network Neurodevelopmental Scale on predicting long-term outcomes. Her current research focus includes neuroprotection and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Personal Interests

Running, hiking, and mediating
UW - Dept. of Neonatal/Perinatal Pediatrics

Fellowship, 2013, Neonatology

Brooklyn Hospital Center

Residency, 2010, Pediatrics

Mahidol University, Siriraj Hospital

Medical Education, 2004


Board Certifications
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2014, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, 2010, American Board of Pediatrics