Kavitha Bhatia, M.D., is a board certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Bhatia earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiology and Neuroscience with honors of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, San Diego. She received her medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine and was awarded Letters of Distinction in Doctoring. She completed her pediatric training and residency at UCLA and began practice as a pediatric hospitalist caring for pediatric transplants patients. She joined Providence Pediatrics in 2008 to practice general pediatrics. Dr. Bhatia has a dedication to improving the lives of children beyond her practice through charitable work which has included working with Mother Teresa in her Missions of Charity, teaching inner city youth and serving in advisory roles for national and global humanitarian causes. She holds a Masters in Medical Management from USC Marshall School of Business in order to improve the delivery and practice of medicine. She is married and her most valuable experience has been raising her own three children.

Medical School
  • UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • English


The Doctors of Saint John's (MDSJ)
1811 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 110
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 453-9010
(310) 828-3661


  • Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Anemia
  • Annual Physical Examination
  • Nutrition
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Primary Care Physician
  • Vaccines (Immunizations)


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Coventry Integrated Network PPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Health Net PPO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Interplan PPO/ EPO
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Oscar Health Plan EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Saint John's Health Clinic

Medical Groups

Affiliated Medical Groups
  • Doctors of Saint John's