Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. John Ching joined Valley Children’s as a pediatric endocrinologist in October 2012. In addition to being a staff endocrinologist at Valley Children’s, Dr. Ching has his own private office in Bakersfield and was named director of pediatric endocrinology at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in 2014.
Dr. Ching received his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine. He did his pediatric residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he also earned the Distinguished Pediatric Research Award 2004. Dr. Ching completed his fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at University of California, Los Angeles – Mattel Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Ching has published his work in peer-reviewed publications such as “Pituitary” and has presented across the country on topics in his field.
Dr. Ching is a member of several professional societies, including The Endocrine Society, Lawson Wilkens Pediatric Endocrine Society, and the California Medical Association.
Dr. Ching is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin). In his free time, he enjoys basketball and relaxing at the beach.