Dr. Nimish Thaker, MD

Dr. Nimish Thaker, MD

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Urology  ·  
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48 y/o
(51)

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Dr. Nimish Thaker, MD is an urology specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in urology.

Thaker Urological Center

4500 Brockton Ave Ste 204

Riverside, CA 92501
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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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.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

45  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

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.

Education

  • 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.

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Dr. Thaker's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thaker to family and friends
51 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Thaker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

I waited an hour and a half after my appointment time and when I went in to finally see Dr. Thaker he wasn't good at explaining anything to me, he seemed like he wanted to rush me out the door. On top of that his staff lost my blood work and I was forced to make another trip to get that done.
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Be prepared to wait... and then wait some more. If the doctor sees you within an hour of your appointment count yourself lucky. I have never once left this office feeling anything but violated, and have seen other patients in the waiting room saying the same thing. All that said, Dr. Thaker...more
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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.
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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
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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
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