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September 8, 2017 

OU CHILDREN’S PHYSICIANS ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF NEURO-ONCOLOGIST

BavleAbhishek-PedsHemOnc01      OKLAHOMA CITY – Abhishek A. Bavle, M.D., a pediatric neuro-oncologist, has joined the staff of OU Children’s Physicians. He sees patients at the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Children. He has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

      As a neuro-oncologist, Bavle treats cancers involving the brain and nervous system. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology. He completed fellowships in pediatric neuro-oncology and pediatric hematology-oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He completed a pediatric residency at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. He earned his medical degree in India.

      Bavle is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Children’s Oncology Group and the American Board of Pediatrics.

      Bavle’s clinic is located in the OU Children’s Physicians building, 1200 Children’s Avenue. For appointments with pediatric hematologist-oncologists at the Jimmy Everest Center, call (405) 271-4412.

      OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.

      More than 290 of these doctors and advanced practice providers have committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

      OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.