Careers With St. Joseph Health

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They form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Health and are the prime reason we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

G. Lara Bhatnagar, MD

  • Perinatology (Maternal / Fetal)
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
33 Creek Rd.
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92604
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

33 Creek Rd.
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92604
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(949) 559-1099
(949) 559-1199
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

1201 W. La Veta Ave.

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Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians


  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Perinatology (Maternal / Fetal)
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Mysore Medical College- Mysore, India - 1992
    • Internship
      Interfaith Medical Center- (Obstetrics/Gynecology)- Brooklyn, NY - 1994
    • Internship
      Long Island College Hospital (Obstetrics/Gynecology)- Long Island, NY
    • Residency
      Mount Sinai Hospital North (Obstetrics/Gynecology)- Chicago, IL - 1997
    • Fellowship
      International College of Surgeons
    Areas of Interest

    Artificial Insemination
    Minimally Invasive Surgeries

  • Biography


    Areas of Expertise
    Fellow of the International College of Surgeons. Nominee for Dr. MC Modi Gold Medal for best student overall in Medical School. Ranked highest in the district during medical school. Distinction in precentive and social medicine.