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Dhruv Bhakta, MD, is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician who specializes in hospitalist care. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock in 2018 and completed his residency in 2021 at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple. Dr. Bhakta was the Internal Medicine chief resident at Baylor Scott & White from 2021 to 2022. During his tenure there, he provided clinical education training to residents and medical students and cared for inpatients, including those recovering from COVID-19. He joined Kelsey-Seybold in July 2022.

Awards & Publications

  • Internal Medicine Chief Resident, Baylor Scott & White, 2021
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Baylor Scott & White, 2018
  • Highest ranking graduate, Texas Tech University, 2014
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Texas Tech University, 2014

Hobbies & Interests

Dr. Bhakta enjoys cooking a variety of cuisines, intermural sports, and outdoor activities.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Bhakta has ever received is “Life is too short to worry about the small inconveniences, so make the most of the time you have right now.”

The most interesting/exotic place Dr. Bhakta has been in is Thailand, where he spent a month learning at a hospital in Chiang Mai and also had the opportunity to care for a herd of Elephants for a day.

Medical School

  • Texas Tech University of Health Science Center, Lubbock, 2018

Internship/Residency

  • Baylor Scott & White – Temple, 2021

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Dr. Bhakta is a member of the American College of Physicians.

Locations

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann

Accepted Insurance