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.Read More
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.
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Whenever someone asks for a pediatrician recommendation, I never hesitate to recommend Swedish Children's Clinic, and especially Dr. Thakkar! Literally from day one with my first child, we have loved every minute with him, and trust his care completely. He is so compassionate and you can tell he really cares about each and every child. I hope he takes care of our children for many, many years!Read More
We cannot believe how lucky we are to have found Dr. Thakkar. We couldn't hope or dream of better pediatrician for our son!Read More
Dr Thakkar has been taking care of [...] since her birth and have helped answer all of her parents many questions in a very inform manner. He has gone above his duties by suggesting test when he has an concerns for [...]'s well being. He is very knowledgeable and we are very extremely happy with his care!Read More
We love Dr. Thakkar, but his assistant(s) requiring pinning for shots and unfriendliness of front/phone staff mean we might be leaving.Read More
We love Dr. Thakkar! He is so good with both of my children at is great about informing my toddler about what is happening at the appointment. To quote my mom the first time she met him, "I just want to give him a big hug!" He is an absolutely fantastic ped!Read More
Liked that the appointment didn't feel rushed - gave us time to ask questions.Read More
Dr. Thakkar gives us a sense of knowledge that he knows what's been going on in past months even if it wasn't direct care contact with him. He knows his patients individually and that is not a quality all providers have.Read More
Dr. Thakkar made room for us in his busy schedule for our son's 3 day checkup, which I so appreciate!Read More
I come in with a list of questions and Dr Thakkar always answered them with knowledge and patienceRead More
Dr. Rupin is always friendly, very professional. Always caring about my kids health, always asking questions about theirs [...] - school. My kids really love to be seen by him always, always, happy Dr.Read More