Nikhil K. Bhayani, MD, FIDSA, Infectious Disease Specialist with DFW Infectious Diseases

Get to know Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Nikhil K. Bhayani, who serves patients in Bedford, Texas.

Dr. Bhayani is a board-certified infectious disease specialist who is currently serving patients at DFW Infectious Diseases in Bedford, Texas. DFW Infectious Diseases is part of an integrated healthcare delivery system comprised of physicians, hospitals, case managers, community clinics, managed care partners, and other healthcare professionals who work together as a team to deliver the integrated care that is more effective to managing patient infections. Their mission is to develop and maintain a patient-centered environment that enhances their ability to provide comprehensive care in a sensitive and caring setting.

Dr. Bhayani was also Chair of the Department of Adult Medicine at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington, Texas – a role he embraced in 2014 until 2018. Dr. Bhayani is affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in the Texas area, including Texas Health Harris Methodist Alliance Hospital, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Medical City North Hills. 

Dr. Bhayani was named Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Christian University & University of North Texas Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Ft Worth, TX.

Also, he serves as an Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology Physician Advisor for Texas Health Resources. 

Dr. Bhayani is board-certified in infectious diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Bhayani earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Bridgetown, Barbados in 2003. He then went on to complete his residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois in 2006, followed by his fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois in 2008.

Dr. Bhayani is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. He is also a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America and a member of the Crimson Laureate Society at the University of Utah.

Dr. Bhayani is a 2018 and 2019 recipient of the Top Doctor Award of Tarrant County (courtesy of 360 West Magazine). He is also a recipient of the Top Doctors of Greater Fort Worth Award from 2012 to 2019.

Infectious disease, also known as infectiology, is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis, control, and treatment of infections. An infectious disease specialist’s practice may consist largely of managing nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections or it may be out-patient based.  Dr. Bhayani specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country.

Dr. Bhayani attributes his success to his family and friends, as well as his continuous strive to make a difference. In his spare time, he enjoys being with his family and friends.

Learn More about Dr. Nikhil K. Bhayani:

Through his findatopdoc profile, tor/8136578-Nikhil-Bhayani-Infectious-Disease-Specialist-Bedford-TX-76022 or through DFW Infectious Diseases,


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