Rupin R. Thakkar, MD


Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
21600 Highway 99
Kruger Clinic Bldg., Suite 290
Edmonds, WA 98026
425-673-3456
425-673-3474

General Information


Biography
Dr. Thakkar marvels at the differences in development among children, and he respects that each family approaches the challenges of raising children with different strengths and techniques. Keeping that in mind, he strives to educate and support his patients and their families so that they can make healthcare decisions together. Dr. Thakkar also engages in legislative advocacy aimed at expanding access to preventive care and improving the quality of healthcare delivery.
Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Education Background
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, 2003
Residency: Seattle Children's Hospital, University Of Washington, Pediatrics
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
Board of Trustees, Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Personal Interests
Dr. Thakkar spends most of his free time with his wife and two children. He is an avid sports fan, enjoys the outdoors, and loves live music and theater. He has become a groupie of Seattle's kindiependent musicians and children's theater companies.

Publications

Publications

1. Thakkar RR, Garrison MM, Christakis DA. A systematic review for the effects of television viewing by infants and preschoolers. Pediatrics. 2006; 118;2025-2031.

2. Beth Harvey and Rupin Thakkar, Guest Column, “All Kids Deserve Equal Access to Health Care,” The Olympian, November 27, 2013.

3. Jeff A. Huebner and Rupin R. Thakkar, Guest Column, “Give Doctors and Patients Privacy,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 7, 2008.

Clinical Experience

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Services Provided
Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Asthma
  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Pediatric Development

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
 

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (69 Ratings, 7 Comments)

100

05/15/2016
Dr Thakar is an excellent Doctor
100

05/15/2016
Good
90

04/13/2016
All good!
100

04/05/2016
We love Dr. Thakkar, his nursing assistant [...], and care coordinator [...]!
100

02/23/2016
Loved meeting Dr. Thakkar! I thought it would be hard to switch to a new pediatrician (after 9yrs) but Dr. Thakkar exceeded all expectations! He's warm, knowledgeable and caring. Very happy that we made the move to Swedish.
100

02/10/2016
I knew he was running late but he didn't rush through our appointment.
100

10/09/2015
We LOVE Dr. Thakkar! He has been so caring and helpful since the day [...] was born, and is always there to ease concerns and answer questions. He truly has her best interests in mind.
21600 Highway 99
Kruger Clinic Bldg., Suite 290
Edmonds, WA 98026
425-673-3474