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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

6620 Fly Rd Ste 200
East Syracuse, NY 13057
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Dr. Thakur's Experience

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Dr. Thakur's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Thakur Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
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Hospital Quality

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Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

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Nikhil Thakur, MD
East Syracuse Office
6620 Fly Rd Ste 200
East Syracuse, NY 13057
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    Dr. Thakur's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Thakur

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Dartmouth College
    Graduated in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thakur & Staff

    • English
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Thakur

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thakur to family and friends

    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Thakur's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Thakur
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Nikhil Thakur, MD
    East Syracuse Office
    6620 Fly Rd Ste 200
    East Syracuse, NY 13057
    (315) 464-4472 (Office)
    (315) 464-5223 (Fax)
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