About Me

Bhavana Pathak, MD, attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, and went on to complete her residency at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. After her residency, she completed her fellowship in hematology/ oncology at UC Irvine. Dr. Pathak is widely known for her program development and research in physician wellness and burnout. She has a special interest in integrative oncology while incorporating mindfulness-based practices. Dr. Pathak is currently training to become a trauma-informed yoga instructor, which has applications for patients suffering from cancer.

Dr. Pathak’s hobbies include yoga, painting, traveling, dancing, and singing. She is classically trained in singing Soprano and Indian classical music, and is also fluent in Hindi, Nepali, and Maithili.


English, Hindi

Provider Specialty



Medical Education

Boston University School of Medicine


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Locations & Affiliations


Insurances Accepted

Accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO and POS health plans
UnitedHealthcare SignatureValue Harmony HMO
Aetna (HMO)
Anthem Blue Cross (HMO)
Blue Shield (HMO)
Cigna (HMO)
Health Net (HMO)
UnitedHealthcare WEST (HMO)
Aetna (Senior)
Anthem Blue Cross (Senior)
Blue Shield 65 Plus (Senior)
Health Net (Senior)
Humana (Senior)
SCAN (Senior)
UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complete (Senior)
Traditional Medicare
Vivity (offered by Anthem Blue Cross)