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Barkat Hooda, MD
Associate Professor
Departments: Pediatrics
Languages: English
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Dr. Hooda received his medical degree from the Aga Khan University School of Medicine in Karachi in 1991. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics at Shands Hospital in Gainesville/University of Florida in 1996. He went on to complete his fellowship in Pediatric Hematology Oncology from Brown University in 1999.

Dr. Hooda was the recipient of 1999 Brain Tumor Foundation grant for faculty level training in Pediatric Neuro-oncology at New York University Medical Center. Subsequently, Dr Hooda has served as a consultant in the New Zealand Ministry of Health in Wellington. There, he was appointed as senior lecturer at the University of Otago/Wellington School of Medicine for four years (2000-04) before he joined Aga Khan University as assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics. He moved to the Middle East in 2006 where he served as consultant pediatric hematologist oncologist for three years before he returned back to the United States.

He joined UTMB in July 2010 as clinical associate professor of pediatrics. Dr. Hooda is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology oncology and is a member of American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology. He enjoys teaching and believes in high quality patient care. His research interests include leukemias, solid tumors and supportive care.

Medical/Professional School:

Aga Khan University Medical College - Karachi, Pakistan, MD, 1991


Pediatrics, University of Florida Shands Hospital - Gainesville, FL , 1996


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital - Providence, RI, 1999

Pediatric Neurology Oncology, New York University School of Medicine - New York, NY, 2000


American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

UTMB Health Pediatric Hematology and Oncology - Bay Colony
2785 Gulf Freeway South Suite 2.200
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (409) 772-3680

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*Dr. Hooda was great at explaining and taking his time to answer my questions, also his nurse whom was really helpful. Thank you.Jan 10,2018
None all excellent.May 03,2018
Very knowledgeable & kind & helpful. We are forever grateful we chose to have *Dr. Hooda to treat our Tommy. He's amazing at his job but also makes us feel like his only patient.May 29,2018