Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of California Los Angeles-David Geffen School of Medicine


Mattel Childrens Hospital at UCLA Medical Center


University of Michigan

Board Certifications

Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics




Dr. Peter Chau is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Chau earned his bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in psychology from UC San Diego and received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed his general pediatric residency training at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. Dr. Chau went on to complete his pediatric cardiology fellowship training at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan. He then completed an additional year of fellowship training at the University of Michigan with a focus on pediatric advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, and pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Chau's clinical and research interests include pediatric cardiomyopathy, advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support (including ventricular assist devices), and heart transplantation.

Rady Children's updates the Doctor Finder annually. We are not responsible for omissions or errors. Prior to making an appointment, please be sure to check with your health plan to confirm coverage. If you see an error or omission on a physician's profile page, please contact us at refsvc@rchsd.org.