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Shikha Bharaktiya, MD Diabetes Open Now

Shikha Bharaktiya, MD

Diabetes, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine
Houston, TX 77074
Accepting New Patients Visit Website
(281) 377-1634

Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Shikha Bharaktiya MD

Shikha Bharaktiya, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Houston, TX. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Diabetes, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine. Bharaktiya is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center. She speaks Kannada, Hindi and English.

Shikha Bharaktiya has received the following awards:

Location

Endocrinology Clinics Of Texas 7500 Beechnut St Ste 252 Houston, TX 77074
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Shikha Bharaktiya has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Shikha Bharaktiya has the following 13 areas of expertise

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison Disease
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Gland Issues
  • Cushing Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes (Types I & II)
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Fatigue
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Weight Loss
  • Hormones

Awards

2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Education

25 Years Experience

Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College

Graduated in 1997

Shikha Bharaktiya Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Most insurances accepted. Call us with any questions.

More about Shikha Bharaktiya

Dr. Shikha Bharaktiya is Board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. After completing her Endocrinology fellowship in 2008 at the University of Texas, Houston, Dr. Bharaktiya founded Endocrinology Clinics of Texas. Over the past 13 years in private practice, she has built a reputation of being one of Houston’s finest endocrinologists and most notably, being considered one of Houston’s Top physicians and endocrinologists by the Houstonia magazine.

Dr. Bharaktiya completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas, Houston in 2005 where she served as the Chief Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine. She then stayed at the University of Texas, Houston to complete a fellowship in Endocrine, Diabetes, and Metabolism. During her training she has rotated through many of the hospitals in the Houston Medical Center including Memorial Hermann Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Lyndon Johnson Hospital. Dr. Bharaktiya continues her passion of teaching residents by continuing an academic affiliation at Memorial Hermann Southwest Family Practice.

Dr. Bharaktiya firmly believes in personalized care and lifestyle management. While she follows a vegan diet, she realizes the need to train people with different dietary requirements to achieve their lifestyle goals. She enjoys practicing all aspects of general endocrinology. Her treatment focus areas include but are not limited to: Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, autoimmune thyroid disease, thyroid cancers, adrenal disorders, pituitary diseases, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, osteoporosis, and other disorders of calcium metabolism.

Since digital health plays a significant role in managing diabetes, she is very well versed in the latest technology to support patients for management of diabetes including Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems and Insulin pumps. She also has a special interest in obesity prevention and management.

Dr. Bharaktiya is fluent in English, Kannada, Hindi and is an excellent cook.