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Prabi Rajbhandari, MD

Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program; Pediatric Hospitalist

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Dr. Rajbhandari is a pediatric hospitalist and the director of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program at Akron Children's Hospital. She is also the division lead for quality improvement activities at the hospital. Dr. Rajbhandari has been practicing medicine since 2011 and she has been a member of the Akron Children's team since 2016.  She earned her medical degree from Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in the Bronx, N.Y. Following her term as chief resident, Dr. Rajbhandari pursued a fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine at Cleveland Clinic Children’s in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Rajbhandari has a special interest in high value care, care of culturally and linguistically diverse patients, improvement science and quality improvement activities She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Dr. Rajbhandari has authored and contributed to numerous medical articles and is an associate professor of Pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the AAP’s Section of Hospital Medicine and Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety as well as a member of several other professional organizations.

Hospital Medicine
Medical School:
Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Nepal
Pediatrics: Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
Pediatric Hospital Medicine: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Practicing Since:

American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interests:
High value care, care of culturally and linguistically diverse patients, improvement science and quality improvement activities.
Languages Spoken (aside from English):
Hindi, Nepali

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