Our Doctor

About Dr. Dakak

Board Certified Pediatrician

Alan Dakak, M.D.

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. 

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 from 2009-20.

In 2012 he decided to start his own practice and pursue his dream of serving the underserved population of Bakersfield.

Dr. Dakak has received the following awards:

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors, 2012-present 
  • Most Supportive Physician Award, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, 2016
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals, 2012-2013, 2015-2016
  • Patients' Choice Award, Vitals, 2012-2013
  • Member of 2010 Leading Physicians of the World, International Association of Pediatricians, 2010
  • America’s Top Pediatricians, Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2010

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 enjoys being a father to his 2 children born on 2012 and 2014.

In his free time he enjoys reading about philosophy, playing sports, and donating his time to community service for the underserved.

He has enjoyed serving Bakersfield since he graduated in 2008.


Contact Us

(661) 864-7944

(661) 864-7946

info@kernped.com

3941 San Dimas St. #101 Bakersfield, CA 93301