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Dr. Shikha Bharaktiya

Dr. Shikha Bharaktiya MD

Endocrinologist

Credentials of Dr. Shikha Bharaktiya MD

Education

  • Medical School - Sri Devraj Urs Medical College
  • University of Texas, Houston, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Texas, Houston, Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Hospital Affiliations

Languages Spoken

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Internal Medicine)

Professional Memberships

  • Association of American Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Endocrine Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society

Awards and Publications

  • Hypothyroidism http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/122393-overview
  • SHIKHA BHARAKTIYA, SARAH C. NELSON, ALLASSIA BURNS, ANU B. DAVIS, CRISTINA BOCCALANDRO, VICTOR R. LAVIS: Insulin Requirement and Occurrence of Hypoglycemia in Patients Undergoing Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) while on an Intensive Intravenous Insulin Protocol (IIIP); American Diabetes Association Meeting 2007.
  • SARAH C. NELSON, SHIKHA BHARAKTIYA, ALLASSIA BURNS, ANU B. DAVIS, CRISTINA BOCCALANDRO, ORLANDER R. PHILIP, VICTOR R. LAVIS: Classification of Errors in Implementation of a Standardized iv insulin Infusion Protocol (IIIP) in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU); American Diabetes Association Meeting 2007.
  • SARAH C. NELSON, SHIKHA BHARAKTIYA, ALLASSIA BURNS, ANU B. DAVIS, CRISTINA BOCCALANDRO, PHILIP R. ORLANDER, LAVIS R. LAVIS: Trends in Nursing Error Rates During a Six Week Implementation of a Standardized IV Insulin Infusion Protocol (IIIP) in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU); American Diabetes Association Meeting 2007.

Professional Statement

Dr. Shikha Bharaktiya is an insightful, detail-oriented endocrinologist treating patients in the Greater Houston area. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UT Health Science Center at Houston following which she was selected to serve as Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Bharaktiya went on to complete her fellowship in Endocrinology at UT Houston Health Science Center. She has undergone specialized training in thyroid ultrasound and biopsy, as well as in reading studies of bone density. She has also trained at MD Anderson during her fellowship to gain expertise in endocrine cancers such as thyroid cancer, pituitary and adrenal tumors.

Originally from Bangalore, India, Dr. Bharaktiya enjoys yoga, running, biking and spending time with her two kids when she is not treating patients.

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