Dr. Taft Bhuket is the Chief of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and the Director of the Endoscopy Unit at Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital. Since joining the Alameda Health System Medical Staff in 2008, Dr. Bhuket has served the organization in a variety of committee and leadership roles, including a 6-year service term as Vice Chief/Chief/Immediate Past Chief of the Medical Staff. Dr. Bhuket is a highly respected clinician-educator with clinical interests in colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and complications of liver disease. While at AHS, his colleagues and trainees have honored him with the 2014 AHS Physician of the Year Award and 5 Teacher of the Year Awards.
Dr. Bhuket holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin (BA, History) and he is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. Bhuket completed his Internal Medicine residency at UT Southwestern/Parkland Hospital and his Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Michigan where he served as Chief Fellow.
Trustee Bhuket is serving in his first term on the Board of Trustees, with a term ending date of December 31, 2020.