Dr. Bindiya Thakkar, MD

Dr. Bindiya Thakkar, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Female • Age 39

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Bindiya Thakkar, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Melrose, MA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thakkar has more experience with Osteoporosis, Diabetes, and Thyroid Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences medical school in 2003. She is affiliated with medical facilities MelroseWakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thakkar to book an appointment.


Locations

Tufts Medical Center Community Care, Endocrinology

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(781) 241-4118
Formerly Hallmark Health Medical Associates585 Lebanon St Melrose, MA 02176
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She was very knowledgeable. However, I was referred to her for one problem and she focused the majority of the appointment on a different topic. She barely gave me a chance to explain my history and reasoning for seeing her. Unlikely I will be returning...
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She was very pleasant. very informative and very easy to talk to.
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Osteopenia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Osteopenia more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Diabetes

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Diabetes Counseling
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar performs Diabetes Counseling more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Hypothyroidism more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Thyroid Cyst
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thakkar treats Thyroid Cyst more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Thakkar treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Thakkar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Detoxification
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diet Counseling
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pap Smear
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Physical Examination
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroiditis
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Tufts Medical Center Community Care (formerly Hallmark Health Medical Associates) we are committed to providing quality care, convenience and outstanding service to our patients. Our providers are focused on wellness and preventive care, offering ...Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Education

2014
Harvard Combined Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Danbury Hospital
Residency Hospital
2003
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
2002
LTM Med Coll
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • English

Awards

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MelroseWakefield Hospital

Melrose, MA
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

Medford, MA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)