Dr. Joni Bhutra
Dr. Joni Bhutra joins Cortica Westlake Village with 12 years of experience in a variety of pediatric clinical settings. After finishing a degree in Molecular Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, she completed medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. In love with California, she returned to Children’s Hospital - Los Angeles for her pediatric residency. During her training, she was exposed to every facet of pediatric medicine and developed a passion for children with neurodevelopmental differences. A champion for evidence-based developmental screening wherever she practices, Dr. Bhutra believes every child deserves the tools and resources to reach their full potential.
As Dr. Bhutra was previously on the board of Ventura County Foster Parent Association, she now resides on the advisory board of ACEs - Aware Ventura County and is a member of the Social-Emotional Learning community of practice for the Ventura Office of Education. An advocate for healthcare innovation, she will complete her MBA from the University of California - Los Angeles Anderson School of Business in the summer of 2022. Dr. Bhutra is married with two children and lives in Westlake Village. When she is not in Cortica, you will find her outdoors enjoying nature with her family.