Dr. Vivek Thappa, MD

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Specializes in Critical Care Medicine • Male • Age 59

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Dr. Thappa's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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SwedishAmerican Hospital
1401 E State St
Rockford, IL 61104

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Swedish American Sleep Dsrd Ctr
Swedish American Sleep Dsrd Ctr
1401 E State St
Rockford, IL 61104
Swedish American Medical Group
Swedish American Medical Group
1401 E State St
Rockford, IL 61104
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    Dr. Thappa's Experience

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Sleep Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Sleep Medicine
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    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Respiratory Management
    • Thoracentesis
    2
    • Abscess
    • Acidosis
    • Alkalosis
    • Asthma
    • Atelectasis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchitis
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Incompetence
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
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    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Thappa

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Lucknow / King George Medical College

    Residency Hospital

    Carney Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Carney Hospital
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thappa & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Thappa's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Thappa

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 5 responses

    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thappa to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Thappa's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Thappa

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Thappa accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Pekin Insurance
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

    A
    Swedish American Sleep Dsrd Ctr
    1401 E State St
    Rockford, IL 61104
    (815) 489-4429 (Office)
    B
    Swedish American Medical Group
    1401 E State St
    Rockford, IL 61104
    (815) 315-6102 (Office)
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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