Prafulchandra Bhatt, MD

Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
72 East Church Street
Lock Haven, PA
USA 17745
Email: pbhatt@lhup.edu

Biographical Sketch:
Solo practice, Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Lock Haven, PA (Sep. 1981- present) Staff physician & Chief of Pediatrics, Lock Haven Hospital, PA (Sept. 1981- present) Staff physician, Jersey Shore Hospital, Jersey Shore, PA (Sept. 1981 - present) Clinical Associate Professor, Physician Assistant in Rural Primary Care Program, Lock Haven University of PA (Jan. 1997 - present) Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA (January 2009- present) Clinician, PA Department of Health, Lock Haven, PA (Oct. 1981- May 1996) Staff Pediatrician, Manhattan Children's Treatment Center, Wards Island, NY (July 1979 Aug. 1981) Staff Pediatrician, Department of Health, New York, NY (Sep. 1979 - Aug. 1981) Pediatric ER Physician, Jewish Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (July 1979 - Aug. 1981) Pediatric ER Physician, Greenpoint Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (Dec. 1977 - Aug. 1981) Participated in 13 published and unpublished clinical trials: An assessment of the safety of pediatric ibuprofen: a practitioner-based randomized clinical trial: A study from the SCOR Network. The safety of acetaminophen and ibuprofen among children younger than two years old: A study from the SCOR Network. Impact of the Change to Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine on the Immunization Status of Young Children in the United States: A study from PROS & the National Medical Association. Association Between Parents' Preferences and Perception of Barriers to Vaccination and Immunization Status of their children: A study from PROS & the National Medical Association. Management and Outcome of Care of Fever in Early Infancy: A study from PROS. Choice of Urine Collection Methods for the Diagnosis of UTI in Young, Febrile Infants: A study from PROS. Does Clinical Presentation Explain Practice Variability in the Treatment of Febrile Infants? A study from PROS. Characteristics of Persistent Diarrhea in a Community-Based Cohort of Young US Children: A study from the SCOR Network. Diarrhea in American Infants & Young Children in the Community setting, Incidence, Clinical Presentation and Microbiology: A study from the SCOR Network. Telithromycin Respiratory Effectiveness Assessment Trial, sponsored by Aventis Pharmaceuticals. Findings in Atopic Children with Eczema, sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Rates of Seroconversion Following Varicella Vaccination of Asthmatic Children Between the ages of One and Eight Years Treated with Pulmicort Respules versus Non-Steroidal Conventional Asthma Therapy, sponsored by AstraZeneca. Pediatric Influenza Vaccine Coverage (PIC) Among Practicing pediatricians In the United States, sponsored by Medlmmune.