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Hirva Bakeri, MD, MMSc

Associate of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office
SE 636 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Human Biology, Health and Society, Cornell University
MMSc, New York Medical College
MD, New york Medical College
Resident, Internal Medicine Residency, University of Connecticut Health Center

Licensure and Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association
Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
Internal Medicine Board Certified - American Board of Internal Medicine


Bakeri, H., Wakefield, D. & Dulipsingh, L. (2018). The Role of Hemoglobin A1c on Readmission Rates for Patients with Diabetes. Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, 1(2), 3.

Dulipsingh, L., Bakeri, H. & Wakefield, D. (2018). Improvement in Quality and Patient Safety Following Standardization of Diabetes Care in Hospitalized Patients. Connecticut Medicine, 82(2), 83-88.

Bakeri, H. (2015). The Role of Intestinal Stem Cells in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Masters Dissertation.

Liu, C., Lin, C., Whitaker, D. T., Bakeri, H., Bulgakov, O. V., Liu, P., Lei, J., Dong, L., Li, T. & Swaroop, A. (2013). Prickle1 is expressed in distinct cell populations of the central nervous system and contributes to neuronal morphogenesis. Human Molecular Genetics, 22(11), 2234-46. PMID: 23420014.

Liu, C., Bakeri, H., Li, T. & Swaroop, A. (2012). Regulation of retinal progenitor expansion by Frizzled receptors: implications for microphthalmia and retinal coloboma. Human Molecular Genetics, 21(8), 1848-60. PMID: 22228100.

Friedman, J. S., Chang, B., Krauth, D. S., Lopez, I., Waseem, N. H., Hurd, R. E., Feathers, K. L., Branham, K. E., Shaw, M., Thomas, G. E., Brooks, M. J., Liu, C., Bakeri, H. A., Campos, M. M., Maubaret, C., Webster, A. R., Rodriguez, I. R., Thompson, D. A., Bhattacharya, S. S., Koenekoop, R. K., Heckenlively, J. R. & Swaroop, A. (2010). Loss of lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase 1 leads to photoreceptor degeneration in rd11 mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(35), 15523-8. PMID: 20713727.