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Dr. Tahira Malik
El Camino Health Medical Network

Tahira Malik, MD

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About Tahira Malik, MD

Tahira Malik, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician who has also earned board eligibility in pediatric nephrology (kidney care). She provides the full spectrum of primary care, with an emphasis on preventive medicine.

Dr. Malik's practice covers physical and mental health ranging from newborns to young adults. While she highly enjoys taking care of newborns and following them through teenage years and beyond, she also feels very comfortable diagnosing and managing several mental health issues which she is seeing a lot more of since the COVID-19 pandemic and related shutdown and social distancing came into effect.

She considers parents as her partners in patient care. "I believe strongly in parents' instincts and use that as an important tool to manage my patients," she says. If a child has a condition that needs to be watched closely, she does not hesitate to give parents direct access to her pager number, so they can stay in close contact after office hours. When a patient needs to be hospitalized, she herself provides in-hospital care.

Providing dedicated care at El Camino Health, Dr. Malik is excited about being a pediatrician every day. "An overwhelming majority of pediatric patients bounce back fast from their illnesses. This phenomenon acts as an infusion of energy and happiness," she says.

Outside her practice, Dr. Malik enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, volunteering on hospital committees and learning languages. She's fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, and is conversant in Spanish.

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Locations & Appointments

El Camino Health

2577 Samaritan Dr. Suite 860

San Jose, CA 95124


Insurances Accepted

  • Accepts Most Major Insurance Plans

Special Notice

*Please contact the doctor's office directly to confirm that your specific health insurance policy is accepted by the physician. We also recommend contacting your health insurance carrier to confirm coverage under your policy.

Our doctor directory is provided as a convenience to you. Physicians are not employees of El Camino Hospital and therefore may or may not accept the same Insurance Policies as the hospital. El Camino Hospital does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information listed.



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Medical Education

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Board Certifications

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