Dr. Avni Bhalakia is a board-certified pediatrician committed to improving the health and lives of children. She received her medical degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and completed her Pediatrics Residency at Hasbro Children’s Hospital/Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Bhalakia has practiced pediatrics in a variety of settings. She has worked in hospital medicine in The Bronx, New York, and served with the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) as a Global Health Corps Physician and director of a community health worker program in Lilongwe, Malawi. Dr. Bhalakia joined The Center for Children and Women – Southwest in 2017 and is passionate about providing high quality care to children and their families.