Arvind Bakhru, MD, MPH

Arvind Bakhru, MD, MPH

Primary Specialty

Gynecologic Oncology

Dr. Arvind Bakhru is board-certified in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Gynecologic Oncology. He is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, International Gynecologic Cancer Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  As a Gynecologic Oncologist, he specializes in complex pelvic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and chemotherapy for women with gynecologic cancers and pre-cancers.

Dr. Bakhru cares for women with ovarian cancers, endometrial and uterine cancers, sarcomas, vulvar cancers, vaginal, and cervical cancers. He is trained in minimally invasive techniques and advanced, precision da Vinci® robotic surgery. He is adept at avoiding lymphedema with sentinel node surgery where appropriate. He also counsels those with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancers, BRCA mutations, and Lynch Syndrome to reduce their risk of cancer.

Dr. Bakhru’s undergraduate studies were in Biomedical Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University. He earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester. He also studied at the Yale University School of Public Health, where his master’s thesis won top honors. Dr. Bakhru did his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland, where he was chief resident and won numerous teaching awards. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Michigan. During that time, he was a fellow member of the Executive Council of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, helping to implement evidence-based practice and quality care.

Dr. Bakhru keeps abreast of the latest clinical trials and chemotherapy options for his patients. He focuses on personalizing cancer care whenever possible. His research includes the role of diabetes and nutrition in ovarian cancer and the long-term needs of ovarian cancer survivors, and he has been published in major medical journals.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Medical Education

Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine


University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD – Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certification

Board Certified in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Gynecologic Oncology


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI – Gynecologic Oncology

Contact Information:

Dr. Bakhru accepts patients at our Scottsdale and Mesa (Arbor) locations:

Phone (Scottsdale):   480-324-5252
Fax (Scottsdale):       480-874-7345

Phone (Mesa/Arbor):   480-792-6006
Fax (Mesa Arbor):        480-427-3339