Get to know Dr. Bakeer

Dr. Bakeer is a board-certified Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist at the Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center (IHTC).

Education & Training

  • University of Jordan | MD
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center | Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Residency
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Fellowship

Certifications & Licensure

  • Indiana State Medical License
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics | Hematology-Oncology

Societies & Honors

  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Faculty Inductee, Indiana Chapter
  • Arnold W. Strauss Fellow Award
  • Blackfan Research Award
  • Chief Residents’ Acts of Kindness Award

Expertise & Special Interests

  • Neonatal and Pediatric Stroke: Dr. Bakeer leads the multidisciplinary pediatric and neonatal stroke team; a joint collaboration between the IHTC, St. Vincent Pediatric Neurologists, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, Northwest Radiology (Neuroradiology) and Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine (Pediatric Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology). The team provides rapid stroke assessment and state-of-the-art management including systemic and intra-arterial thrombolysis, clot retrieval and thrombectomy.
  • Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders
  • Point-of-care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Dr. Bakeer leads the IHTC point-of-care high-resolution joint ultrasound program for early detection and management of hemophilic arthropathy in patients with bleeding disorders

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis
  • Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital
  • St. Vincent Hospital, Carmel
  • St. Vincent Hospital, Fishers
  • St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital
  • St. Vincent Heart Center
  • Indiana University Health
  • Riley Children’s Hospital
  • Indiana University Health North
  • Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
  • Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital
  • Indiana University Health Morgan Hospital