Dr. Nimish Thaker, MD

Dr. Nimish Thaker, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nimish Thaker, MD is an urology specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1994 and specializes in urology.

Thaker Urological Center

4500 Brockton Ave Ste 204

Riverside, CA 92501
Get Directions

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Inland Empire Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Thaker

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you


Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Thaker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Thaker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo



  • Urology

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

Conditions Treated


Read Less


Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • U.C.L.A.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Ut Southwestern Parkland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Ut Southwestern Parkland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Ut Southwestern Parkland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Thaker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Thaker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Riverside Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Thaker is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

View Awards

Dr. Thaker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thaker to family and friends
based on 49 total reviews (25 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Thaker's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Dr Thaker took his time to explain all procedures and answer all questions from my husband and myself. My husband had to have a nephrectomy. Dr Thaker asked other doctors about his follow up care. My husband does not trust doctors easily. He trusts Dr Thaker.
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
Absolutely the worst experience I've ever had with a doctor. No communication from staff, ancient and dingy facilities. Not only were they over an hour late to see me, I had to uncomfortably wait in a procedure room for almost an hour after that. I finally just redressed and removed all their...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
Dr.Nimish Thaker Is the worst, the most irresponsible unethical doctor that I have experienced in my life. In 2015, Dr. Thaker left me abondoned with my bladder full of water, under serious pain and stress with no referal to another physician in the group to help me. When I under pressure went to...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
I had a medical procedure done by Dr. Thaker in his office. I was extremely impressed by his skills and his willingness to educate me prier to the procedure, how to prep for the procedure, and what to expect following. Dr. Thaker had a medical student with him, but he himself did the procedure. ...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
Dr. Thaker has been my urologist for over 3 years now. He saved my life after performing laparoscopic nephrectomy surgery on me. He remained extremely caring and supportive throughout my treatment and surgical procedure. I truly believe he dedicates himself to offer the best healthcare he possibly...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this

Are you Dr. Thaker?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!