Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD

Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Orland Park, IL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

16001 108th Ave # 2

Orland Park, IL 60467

Contact Information

(708) 460-0007

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Thakkar'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thakkar "I believe in partnering with my patients to develop an individualized medical or surgical treatment plan to alleviate any ear, nose, or throat symptoms."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Thakkar does not have any board certifications listed.

77  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • 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
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thakkar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Thakkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thakkar's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thakkar to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Thakkar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This doctor gave me the impression that he was not happy treating me. He came quickly into the exam room, asked a few questions regarding the reason for my visit. I partially shared with him my medical concerns. He prescribed a medication and said I could go. Due to my preoccupation with how he...more
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