Alan Dakak, M.D.
Board Certified Pediatrician

Kern Pediatrics - Alan Dakak

Dr. Dakak is the founding pediatrician at Kern Pediatrics.  He has been working as a pediatrician in Bakersfield since 2008.  He completed medical school in 2004 at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and residency training at Phoenix Children's Hospital in Arizona.  He is currently a Volunteer Clinical Instructor for the Physician Assistant Program at San Joaquin Valley College in Visalia and Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California.

After residency, Dr. Dakak joined Kern Medical Center in 2008 as an Associate in Pediatrics and worked at the Sagebrush Pediatric Clinic for 3 years.  There he was a Volunteer Clinical Faculty Member at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.  He has also worked at the Pedi Center Urgent Care since 2009.  He last worked full-time at Southwest Pediatrics for 1 year and resigned in June, 2012 to start his own practice and pursue his dream of serving the underserved population of Bakersfield.

Dr. Dakak was selected by his patients for the 2012 Patients' Choice Award (, 2012 Healthgrades Honor Roll (, and 2012 Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award.  He was also selected as a member of the 2010 Leading Physicians of the World by the International Association of Pediatricians.  He was also selected as one of the America's Top Physicians by the Consumer's Research Council of America in 2010.  Dr. Dakak has a research publication in the Journal of the National Medical Association in 2006 about medical student's choice of specialty training.

Dr. Dakak has been Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics since 2008.  He is licensed to practice medicine in California and is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Dakak's wife is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Bakersfield Family Medical Center.  They have two younger beautiful children less than 5 years old.

In his free time he enjoys reading about philosophy, playing sports, and donating his time to community service for the underserved.  He is very excited about founding Kern Pediatrics and serving the Community.

Kern Pediatrics - Alan Dakak