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Kushal Bhakta, MD

Dr. Bhakta has staff privileges at CHOC Orange



Published Works:

Physician Bio

Dr. Kushal Y. Bhakta has joined the Neonatology Division of CHOC Children’s Specialists.

Dr. Bhakta is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency and neonatal-perinatal fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, Texas.

Dr. Bhakta is a graduate of the Educational Scholars. He is available to see patients at CHOC Children’s of Orange County and Pomona Valley Medical Center.

Administrative Appointments

  • Neonatology, CHOC Children's Specialists


  • Medical School
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX
  • Neonatology Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Baylor Pediatric Teacher of the Year Award For Excellence in Teaching

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Published Works

Bhakta KY “Respiratory Distress Syndrome” in The Manual of Neonatal Care (7th Edition), Editors: John P. Cloherty, Eric C. Eichenwald, Anne R. Hansen, and Ann R. Stark. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

Lowry AW, Bhakta KY, and Nag PN (Editors) “Texas Children's Hospital Handbook of Pediatrics and Neonatology.” McGraw-Hill Professional, e-Book version published December 2010, paper print edition April 2011.

1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-4373
fax: (714) 509-4072
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