Harikrashna Bhatt, MD

Harikrashna Bhatt, MD

Endocrinology East Providence, RI

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brown University

Office Address

  • 900 Warren Ave
    Suite 300
    East Providence, RI 02914
    Phone: (401) 444-4160

Harikrashna Bhatt, MD

Endocrinology East Providence, RI

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brown University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Endocrinology: Diabetes
  • Clinical Interests: Endocrinology; Diabetes Mellitus; Thyroid Diseases; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Obesity; Pituitary Diseases; Thyroid Neoplasms

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant Professor of MedicineWarren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
  • Clinical Endocrinologist Medical StaffWomen and Infants Hospital
  • Clinical Endocrinologist Medical StaffThe Miriam Hospital
  • Clinical Endocrinologist Medical StaffProvidence Veterans Administration
  • Clinical Endocrinologist Medical StaffRhode Island Hospital

Education & Medical Training

  • Orangeburg Wilkinson High School
  • Palmetto Health
  • University of South Carolina School of MedicineUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • University of South Carolina

Certifications & Licensure

  • RI State Medical LicenseRI State Medical License2011 - 2016
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2011 - 2016
  • SC State Medical LicenseSC State Medical License2006 - 2013
  • ABIM, Enrolled in Maintenance of CertificationInternal Medicine, Current
  • ABIM, Enrolled in Maintenance of CertificationEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Current
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 2010
  • American Board of Internal MedicineEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2011

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Doximity Fellowship Program2014
  • Dean's Excellence In Teaching AwardBrown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, 2014
  • Dean’s Excellence in Teaching AwardBrown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, 2012

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Thoughts on the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes Drug Discovery  Bhatt H., Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, 12/1/2014
  • Average Inpatient Glucose Levels during the first 72 hours, Clinical Outcomes, and Length of Hospital Stay in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke  Bhatt H, Rizvi A, International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 4/1/2010
  • Mycobacterium chelonae Vertebral Osteomyelitis.  Rahman I, Bhatt H, Chillag S, Duffus W, Southern Medical Journal, 1/1/2009

Books/Book Chapters

  • Tarascon Adult Endocrinology Pocketbook 2014 Chapter: Metabolic Syndrome 
    Bhatt H.
    Editors: .Jones and Barrett Learning
  • GI Secrets 2014 Chapter: Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Endocrine Disease 
    Bhatt H, Gopalakrishnan G
    Editors: .
  • Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2013, 2014 Chapter: Metabolic Syndrome 2013, 2014 
    Bhatt H, Gopalakrishnan G
    Editors: Ferri FF.Mosby Elsevier, Inc., Philadelphia, PA


  • MacroProlactinoma: A 'Huge' Impact on a Young Male's Bone Health Sperling S, Bhatt H, American College of Physicians, 5/2014
  • Apoplexy In a Pluripotent Pituitary Tumor with Acromegaly, hyperprolactinemia, and hypogonadism. Bhatt, H, Aziz, S, Rizvi, A., American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting, 5/1/2012
  • Stroke in the Elderly: More Diabetes, Longer Hospital Stay, and Higher Complications. Bhatt, H, Rizvi, A., Aging Research Day (MUSC Foundation) Annual Meeting, 2/1/2010


  • PreDiabetes: Current Understanding and Research, Brown University CME Webcast Providence, RI - 3/27/2014
  • Male Osteoporosis: A Case Based Overview Boston University - 5/1/2013
  • Type 2 Diabetes: Individualizing Care Landmark Medical Center - 3/26/2013


  • Latino Public Radio Interview
    Interview on impact of Diabetes in Latino Community - 6/28/2014
  • 360 WBRU Radio (National Station) Interview, 4/2/2014 Importance of Diabetes Prevention
    Providence, RI
  • Speaker at Media Event with Providence Mayor Tavares: Diabetes Screenings Launch 4/2/2014 Lifespan/Walgreens/BCBSRI
    Providence City Hall

Research History

  • Endocrine Practice2014 - 2014
    Peer Reviewer
  • Biomed Research International2014 - 2014
    Peer Reviewer
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery2013 - 2014
    Peer Reviewer


  • Lifespan Community Health Committee Diabetes Screening Consultant 2014 - 2014
  • Rhode Island Obesity Symposium Planning Committee Physician Member 2012 - 2013
  • Rhode Island Department of Health Diabetes Council Physician Member 2013 - Present

Other Languages

  • Gujarati

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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