Priyanka Bakhtiani, MD, a Pediatric Endocrinologist with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Get to know Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Priyanka Bakhtiani, who serves patients in Los Angeles, California.

Recognized as a caring and compassionate pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Bakhtiani sees patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, specializing in the endocrine care of children after cancer therapy. She also manages social media and networking for the Southern California Organization of Pediatric Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s leading pediatric hospitals. True to their mission, they have been creating hope and building healthier futures since 1901. They deliver a level of care that’s consistently recognized as some of the best in the world. Award-winning pediatric services at the hospital include a safe, comfortable experience for the entire family. From child-sized equipment to unique amenities and care, CHLA is a trusted destination for all infants, children or teens.

Originally from India, Dr. Bakhtiani received her medical degree from the Kasturba Medical College in 2009. Upon relocating to the United States, she completed her residency in endocrinology at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in 2014. Finally, she completed her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in 2017.

A 2022-2023 Doximity Op-Med Fellow, the doctor attained board certification in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Passionate about medical education, she serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Academic Medicine.

Pediatric endocrinology is a medical subspecialty dealing with disorders of the endocrine glands, such as variations of physical growth and sexual development in childhood, diabetes, and many more. Pediatric endocrinologists, depending upon the age range of the patients they treat, care for patients from infancy to late adolescence and young adulthood. They treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes, growth disorders, pubertal abnormalities, obesity, differences of sex development, bone and mineral disturbances, hypoglycemia, and other disorders relating to the adrenal, parathyroid, thyroid, and pituitary glands.

In her free time, Dr. Bakhtiani loves to go hiking with her husband and foster dogs.

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