Our Team

Bharat Barai, M.D.

Dr. Barai is regarded as one of the areas premier physicians and has achieved best-in-class recognition for his medical approach and methodology. He came to Northwest Indiana from the teaching faculty of Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He has exceptional awareness, sensitivity and compassion for the finest and most upto-date scientific care. While he devotes most of his time to personalized patient care, he carves out time for continuing education at leading medical institutions including Harvard Medical School, Northwestern University Medical School and University of California. For over 20 years he’s been committed to educating and training future physicians, as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Indiana University Medical School.

  • Undergraduate
  • Baroda Medical College
  • Internal Medicine Residency
  • University of Illinois, Chicago Program
  • Medical Oncology
  • Northwestern University Medical School
  • Hematology
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Diplomate of American Board of
  • Internal Medicine in  Medical Oncology
  • Diplomate of American Board of
  • Internal Medicine in  Hematology
  • Diplomate of American Board of
  • Internal Medicine in  Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Indiana University Medical School
  • Teaching Attending Physician Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago
  • Instructor in Medicine Rush University Medical Center
  • Instructor of Medicine University of Illinois Medical Center

Premier Oncology Hematology Associates
We know you have choices . . .

And at Premier Oncology Hematology we are honored that you have selected us as your healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide you with access to the latest scientific evidence and research-based care and treatment, along with the compassion and support you deserve.

Our Oncologists/Hematologists are educated, trained, and Board Certified at prestigious universities throughout the United States, including Harvard University, Rush Medical School, Johns Hopkins University and Brown University to name a few.

At Premier Oncology Hematology, our patients always receive individualized physician consultation. After meeting with you and establishing mutually agreed upon goals, our physicians develop a treatment plan based on the most current research. Our Oncologists/Hematologists make it a point to keep themselves at the forefront of medicine. They are committed to continuing education through attending Board Review Courses, scientific symposia, and keeping abreast of breaking research in oncology and hematology. Our nurses and support staff also keep up to date in their respective fields, which enables us to provide you with the best care possible right at home.

Our offices are equipped to offer infusion services, patient and family education, and a full service laboratory. We offer access to national clinical research trials through our affiliation with Cancer and Leukemia Group B, whose members include Harvard Medical School, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and The University of Chicago.

Our staff is available to answer any of your questions. For additional information about our practice and access to educational resources, please visit us at

Merrillville Location
200 East 89th Avenue
Suite 2A
Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone: 219-736-2800

Munster Location
929 Ridge Road
Suite 5
Munster, IN 46321
Phone: 219-836-2000