Vani Bhatt, M.D., FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Odenton. She earned her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi, India, and completed her residency training in pediatrics at Inova Children’s Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
Dr. Bhatt loves working with children and strives to practice up-to-date medicine so that she may consistently provide the highest levels of newborn, infant, child and adolescent care to all her pediatric patients. In her clinical practice, she emphasizes wellness and prevention and takes a special interest in prenatal consults, newborns, early childhood and brain development.
Dr. Bhatt is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and participates in the Academy's activities at the national and state levels, including: Council on Early Childhood, Council on School Health, Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Quality Improvement Innovation Networks, Section on Uniformed Services, and the AAP Maryland Chapter. She also participates in MD Responds, Maryland’s Medical Reserve Corps, and in Epic Systems Corporation’s Physicians Advisory Council for the EpicCare Ambulatory clinical system. Dr. Bhatt is a certified provider for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) as well as the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Program of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association.
In 2014, Dr. Bhatt was awarded the “Physician Recognition Award with Commendation” by the American Medical Association, and “Magic Star” recognition for quality patient care and management by Johns Hopkins Medicine. In 2013, she received the “AAP CME/CPD Award” from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Bhatt was also awarded the prestigious “National Gold Medal Award” by the National Neonatology Forum.