Dr. Kunal Thakkar, MD

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Dr. Kunal Thakkar, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Advanced Ear, Nose, Throat Associates 1370 13th Ave S Ste 218, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 Get Directions
(904) 339-0350

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Dr. Thakkar specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Jacksonville Beach, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thakkar to family and friends
based on 29 total surveys (10 with reviews)
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  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Thakkar
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Thakkar's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (25)
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in Jacksonville FL |
I went to my primary care doctor and a nurse there perforated my ear drum. Woke up the next morning with blood all on my pillow. I went to the ER. I was told to see a ENT. Dr Thakkar seen me first thing Monday morning. He repaired my ear with a patch. Went back two weeks later and he had to repair it some more. He did an excellent job. Saved me from needing surgery. Office staff was great. Office very clean. Doctor was excellent.
in Neptune Beach, FL |
I consulted Dr. Thakkar regarding a severe sinus infection from oral surgery--the infection had lasted over two months. Dr. Thakkar recommended “Balloon Sinuplasty”--this procedure was done in his office, required only a half hour, and was essentially painless. Within two days of the procedure, I was much improved, and at the end of 10 days of antibiotics was back to normal. Dr. Thakkar is an excellent physician, as well as a good listener and communicator. I recommend him without reservation.
Jacksonville Beach, FL |
Dr. Thakkar is an outstanding physician. He is patient and makes you feel comfortable. He explains what is going on and always asks if there are any questions or concerns. I was initially seeing him for AN and I was going through another problem with my allergies. He took a look and he found that I had a deviated septum. He told me about the surgery and said it may help with my constant sinus problems. The surgery went well. I have never breathed so well in my life.
in Jacksonville, FL |
I found him little bit rude and ignorant. He dint listen about my problem and prescribed me heavy dose of medicine which is addictive. He should have found the solution to cure the problem and not just prescribe me something that would temporarily help the pain go away and get me addicted to it. Asked one of my friends later about him and she said he dint diagnose the problem right and sent her home without any course of action. He was just in a rush of getting us out of there.
in Jacksonville, FL |
Mom was dreading her initial appointment with Dr. Thakkar because she had a bad, painful experience elsewhere. She was simply amazed at the tender care he took with her condition and he managed to correct her ear problem without any pain. She was in and out of his office in no time!
in Atlantic beach, florida |
He promptly diagnosed and fixed my problem.
in Jacksonville, FL |
Dr. Thakkar is a very professional and concerned physician. He is a very understanding man.
in Jacksonville, FL |
Dr. Thakkar's staff is very friendly, courteous and professional, they make you feel welcome. They are also easy on the eyes! Dr. Thakkar reminds me of the doctors of yesteryears, great bedside manners, makes you feel like you're his only patient. During my first visit, I casually mentioned my severe sleep apnea. We discussed my options and today, I don't wear my CPAP - what a life changer. I've already recommended him to my family and friends.
Very attentive to all of my questions. As he was walking me back to the front I remembered a question to ask. He was nice enough to take me back to the exam room and answer my question with the help of the visual aids on the wall. It really showed he cared about my concerns, as well as my privacy.
Very professional and thorough. He made my 10 year old son feel comfortable and he explained everything that was going. We did not feel rushed through the whole process.
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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 2004

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

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Dr. Thakkar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Thakkar

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Thakkar's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Thakkar

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients