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Barkat Hooda

Barkat Hooda, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Hematology/Oncology - Pediatric
    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

    Residencies:

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

    Fellowships:

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

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


    Certifications:

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology provides comprehensive care of infants, children, and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders. We work with a team of nurses, surgeons, intensivists, radiation oncologists, child life staff, patient advocates, nutritionists and other allied health personnel to provide your child with the finest evaluation and management of hematologic and malignant disorders of infancy and childhood.

    Major diagnoses include: leukemias, lymphomas, brain tumors, solid tumors, bone marrow failure syndromes, anemias, blood and clotting disorders and supportive care services such as transfusions.

    This provider cares for Hematology Oncology patients under the age of 18, if you need care for someone over 18, please click to find a provider for adult Hematology Oncology.

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