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Kieron Barkataki, DO

About Dr. Barkataki

Dr. Kieron Barkataki, DO is a Board-Certified Emergency Department Faculty Physician and Director of Rotators at Kern Medical. In addition, he is the Director of Simulation-based OSCE Assessment/Learning at the hospital. Prior to Kern Medical, Dr. Barkataki was the Emergency Medicine Research Coordinator at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar, CA.

Dr. Barkataki received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at University of California, Irvine. He went on to study medicine at Touro University of Nevada and returned to California to graduate from Western University of Health Sciences with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at Kern Medical and became an American Board of Emergency Medicine Diplomate in 2016. He was appointed to be a Clinical Instructor of Health Sciences at UCLA and serves on the Emergency Medicine Ethics Committee. He also serves as a TrueLearn Emergency Medicine Question writer.

Dr. Barkataki is a member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. He was awarded ED Faulty of the Year from 2015-2016 and ED Resident of the Year from 2014-2015. He has participated in a variety of Research Studies and Investigational Drug Trials and regularly lectures Medical Students and Medical Interns at Kern Medical. He developed a SIM curriculum for ED learners including all levels of residency, as well as student rotators. He also has established EMR documentation for all patient transfers between facilities for clear and accountable documentation of medication and IVs in route. Dr. Barkataki is the ED Intern Boot Camp Organizer, where he develops, implements and arranges presentations and speakers at Kern Medical.

Affiliations, Societies and Memberships American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Medical School
  • Western University of Health Sciences Pomona, CA
  • Touro University of Nevada Henderson, NV
  • Internship
  • Harbor – UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA
  • Residency
  • Kern Medical Bakersfield, CA