Dr. Manoo Bhakta MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Manoo Bhakta is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is affiliated with The University of Tennessee Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Zimbabwe Huggins School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Bhakta accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at The University of Tennessee Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga
Residency, Pediatrics, 1981–1983

St Jude Childrens Res Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology, 1978–1979

University of Zimbabwe Huggins School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 30 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 30 years in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Medical management and prevention guidelines for children with sickle cell disease.
Wang, W., Day, S., Turner, E., Bhakta, M., Erickson, S.

Acquisition of genome-wide copy number alterations in monozygotic twins with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Bateman, C. M., Colman, S. M., Chaplin, T., Young, B. D., Eden, T. O., Bhakta, M., Gratias, E. J., van Wering, E. R., Cazzaniga, G., Harrison, C. J., Hain, R., Ancliff, P., Ford, A. M., Kearney, L., Greaves, M.

Complication of mediastinal mass: acquired tracheoesophageal fistula associated with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma.
Moree, J. S., Bhakta, M. G., Ledbetter, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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