Bhargavi's Open Road


Pediatric Department Vice-Chair
Medical Center Hospital

“Failures are the stepping stones to successes...It’s okay to fail, but it’s not okay to quit. Quitters are never winners.”


Medicine Science


Determination Failure Struggle Fulfillment Hard Work Hobbies & Pastimes


Helping People


  • Born and raised in India.
  • Growing up, she always wanted to be a physician—says she was inspired to make a difference and “touch someone’s heart and life.”
  • Attended medical school at Gandhi Medical College, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical schools in Southern India.
  • Made the decision to come to the United States to pursue an interest in hospital administration—admits her family was skeptical and afraid of her leaving home all by herself.
  • Received her master’s degree in hospital administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey in 2008.
  • While externing, she found herself drawn to pediatrics, so she decided to complete her pediatric medicine residency.
  • She now practices pediatrics and runs a federally funded program to help parents and kids learn how to prevent asthma attacks.
  • Inspired by a desire to teach medical students, she moved to Texas where she now holds a position as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University.

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