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Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine in Lock Haven, PA | Dr. Praful U. Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt

Dr. Bhatt completed his medical degree at Medical College, Baroda, India in 1975. He completed his pediatric residency at the Jewish Hospital medical center, Brooklyn, New York and at Misericordia Hospital Medical Center, Bronx, New York, in 1979. Dr Bhatt is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr Bhatt worked as a staff pediatrician at Manhattan Children's Treatment center and New York City Health Department for two years after completing residency in Pediatrics. He has been in private practice of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in the Lock Haven area since September 1981.

Doctor Bhatt is affiliated with both UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Hospital and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital. He is also the Clinical Associate Professor for the Physicians Assistant Program at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and the Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Central Campus, Danville, Pennsylvania). He is involved in teaching medical students, physician's assistant students and nursing students. He has been actively involved in Clinical Research in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with several poster presentations at Pediatric National Meetings and has published in peer reviewed journals.

With over 30 years in practice, Dr. Bhatt has a wide range of experience to provide individualized care in medical issues that include immunizations, allergies, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school and sport physicals and much more.

Dr Bhatt establishes trust with each patient from the very first visit. We think that is the key to creating good relationships for a life time!