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Dr. Naras Bhat, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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Attending Physician, Internal Medicine

John Muir Hospital, Concord, CA

Areas of expertise

Allergy and Immunology, Sleep Medicine, Bariatric Medicine, Stress Management Education

Bio

Dr. Bhat obtained his medical degree from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He was awarded the Gold Medal for being the best student of his graduating class. Subsequently, he served his internship at Loyola University Hospital in Chicago and an internal medicine residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA. Dr. Bhat was also a fellow in allergies and immunology at the Scripps Clinic and Research foundation, La Jolla, CA. He was involved in research in allergies and immunology at the Scripps Clinic as well as the Letterman Army Institute of Research, San Francisco, CA, concurrent with his services in the U.S. Army as a medical officer, where he attained the rank of Major.

His diverse interests include stress reduction, sleep disorders and obesity. Dr. Bhat is currently board certified in sleep medicine, and is also certified by the American Board of Bariatric Medicine and the American College of Stress Management Education.

Education

School
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Fellowship
Allergy and Immunology: Scripps Clinic and Research foundation, La Jolla, CA
Residency
Louisiana State University, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA
Internship
Loyola University, St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL
Medical Degree
M.D., F.A.C.P.

Awards

Gold Medal as Best Outgoing Student, Medical School
American College of Physicians
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Allergists
American Association of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
American Society of Bariatric Medicine
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Allergy and Immunology

Publications

Available on request