Photo of Manaswitha Khare, M.D.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine


San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5064
San Diego, CA 92123


Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Osmania University and Medical College, Osmania University and Medical College


Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital


Mount Sinai School of Medicine


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics


Dr. Manaswitha Khare is a pediatric hospitalist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate physician at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Khare completed her medical studies at Osmania Medical College in India. She then received clinical research certification at UC Irvine, where she served as a clinical research fellow, before completing her pediatric residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Elmhurst Hospital. She then completed her pediatric hospital medicine fellowship at UC San Diego in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Khare is a member of the American Academy of Pediarics, AAP Section of Hospital Medicine, and the Academic Pediatric Association.

Dr. Khare is an accomplished researcher and statistician who has authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as book chapters and multiple oral and poster presentations. In 2011, she was awarded a prestigious NIH/NICHD Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network Training Grant Award that looked at exploring novel therapies for Prader-Willi syndrome. She has a special interest in the field of childhood obesity. Her current work is focused on the pharmacokinetics of commonly prescribed medications in children with obesity.


Training pediatric physicians and staff to obtain data from the electronic health record.
Rungvivatjarus T, Chong AZ, Patel A, Khare M, Bialostozky M, Kuelbs CL

Obesity and Outcomes of Kawasaki Disease and COVID-19-Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
Khoury M, Harahsheh AS, Raghuveer G, Dahdah N, Lee S, Fabi M, Selamet Tierney ES, Portman MA, Choueiter NF, Elias M, Thacker D, Dallaire F, Orr WB, Harris TH, Norozi K, Truong DT, Khare M, Szmuszkovicz JR, Pagano JJ, Manlhiot C, Farid P, McCrindle BW, International Kawasaki Disease Registry

Pharmacogenetics of childhood uncontrolled asthma.
Khare M, Piparia S, Tantisira KG

SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
McCrindle BW, Harahsheh AS, Handoko R, Raghuveer G, Portman MA, Khoury M, Newburger JW, Lee S, Jain SS, Khare M, Dahdah N, Manlhiot C, International Kawasaki Disease Registry

Geographic Variation in Acute Pediatric Mental Health Utilization.
Winckler B, Nguyen M, Khare M, Patel A, Crandal B, Jenkins W, Fisher E, Rhee KE

A Multicenter Retrospective Study of Vancomycin Dosing by Weight Measures in Children.
Khare M, Haag MB, Kneese G, Austin JP, Perlman J, Azim A, Orsi C, Foster BA

Takayasu's Arteritis in a Patient With Preexisting Autoimmune Disease.
Holton-Burke R, Laurenzano S, Phillips S, Stover LB, Radhakrishna S, Khare M

Vancomycin Dosing in Children With Overweight or Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Khare M, Azim A, Kneese G, Haag M, Weinstein K, Rhee KE, Foster BA

Impact of genetic subtypes of Prader-Willi syndrome with growth hormone therapy on intelligence and body mass index.
Butler MG, Matthews NA, Patel N, Surampalli A, Gold JA, Khare M, Thompson T, Cassidy SB, Kimonis VE

Psychological Impact of Predictive Genetic Testing in VCP Inclusion Body Myopathy, Paget Disease of Bone and Frontotemporal Dementia.
Surampalli A, Khare M, Kubrussi G, Wencel M, Tanaja J, Donkervoort S, Osann K, Simon M, Wallace D, Smith C, M McInerney-Leo A, Kimonis V

A case report comparing clinical, imaging and neuropsychological assessment findings in twins discordant for the VCP p.R155C mutation.
Surampalli A, Gold BT, Smith C, Castellani RJ, Khare M, Yu H, Nguyen C, Lan M, Wencel M, Wigal S, Caiozzo V, Kimonis V

Early-onset Alzheimers and cortical vision impairment in a woman with valosin-containing protein disease associated with 2 APOE ε4/APOE ε4 genotype.
Shamirian S, Nalbandian A, Khare M, Castellani R, Kim R, Kimonis VE

Effect of genetic subtypes and growth hormone treatment on bone mineral density in Prader-Willi syndrome.
Khare M, Gold JA, Wencel M, Billimek J, Surampalli A, Duarte B, Pontello A, Galassetti P, Cassidy S, Kimonis VE

Cytokine profiling in patients with VCP-associated disease.
Dec E, Rana P, Katheria V, Dec R, Khare M, Nalbandian A, Leu SY, Radom-Aizik S, Llewellyn K, BenMohamed L, Zaldivar F, Kimonis V

Frequency of Prader-Willi syndrome in births conceived via assisted reproductive technology.
Gold JA, Ruth C, Osann K, Flodman P, McManus B, Lee HS, Donkervoort S, Khare M, Roof E, Dykens E, Miller JL, Driscoll DJ, Butler MG, Heinemann J, Cassidy S, Kimonis VE

Valosin-containing protein mutation and Parkinson's disease.
Chan N, Le C, Shieh P, Mozaffar T, Khare M, Bronstein J, Kimonis V

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