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Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar MD

Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
4.3 /5
26 reviews

Summary

Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar, MSCR
Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Kalpesh Thakkar, M.D, received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch and GI fellowship training at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Thakkar provides highly personalized care for patients from newborns ... Read More

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Biography

Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar, MSCR
Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Kalpesh Thakkar, M.D, received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch and GI fellowship training at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Thakkar provides highly personalized care for patients from newborns to 18. Dr. Thakkar’s patient – care approach is based on active listening and education. He sits down with his patients and their parents, listens to their concerns and together, determines a solution with a tailored treatment plan.

Dr. Thakkar specializes in nutrition and endoscopy. Among the many gastrointestinal conditions he treats, he delivers care to patients with constipation, abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity, reflux and food allergies.

Dr. Thakkar sees himself as an expert and advisor. “The ability to improve a child’s condition and watch them grow through each stage of life is extremely rewarding” said Thakkar.

In his spare time, Dr. Thakkar enjoys spending time with family, playing tennis, golfing and attending concerts.

Practice Information

Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar practices at the Memorial Hermann Medical Group Multi-Specialty Clinic in Sugar Land.

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Medical Education
Texas Tech University Health Science Center-Registrar, 2001
Internships & Residency
University of Texas at Galveston - GME, 2004
Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine - Graduate Medical Education, 2007
PCP Number
110000007999
Cities Served
Alief, Barker, Cypress, Fulshear, Houston

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ZIP Codes Served
77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77084

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Kelseycare
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)

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Reviews

4.9/5
4.9 /5
22 Reviews

Google
5.0/5
Oct 27, 2020
Google
I am very impressed with Dr. Thakkar! I took my 16 year old son to Dr. Thakkar because of possible GERD issues. Dr. Thakkar took the time to make my son feel comfortable and answered all the questions that had been worrying him. We ultimately had to schedule an Endoscopy. On the date of his procedure, Dr. Thakkar again made sure to answer all of our questions and put us at ease for the procedure. I am grateful for Dr. Thakkar and his continued care. I cannot imagine taking my son anywhere else! If I could give him 10 stars, I would!!!!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Oct 9, 2020
HealthGrades
I would highly recommend Dr Thakkar. When our infant son was suffering from constant reflux and lack of weight gain, Dr Thakkar quickly identified the problem, monitored his condition until the proper formula was identified, and customized a feeding schedule that met our baby’s needs. He’s our hero. We now have a thriving 2 yr old.
Google
5.0/5
Sep 14, 2020
Google
Dr.Thakkar and his staff is WONDERFUL. Dr.Thakkar is very personable, patient and everything regarding my sons treatment was explained very well. Dr. Thakkar staff is excellent and conversant about my sons case and the drs plans. Special shout out to Bobby (Dr.Thakkar staff member)
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Google
5.0/5
Aug 4, 2020
Google
Dr. Thakkar is very thorough and professional. My son has dealt with chronic constipation since birth and he knew exactly what to do. Dr. Thakkar actually takes the time out to listen to the patients concerns. I am very grateful for Dr. Thakkar!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Aug 4, 2020
HealthGrades
Dr. Thakkar is very thorough and professional. My son has dealt with chronic constipation since birth and he knew exactly what to do. Dr. Thakkar actually takes the time out to listen to the patients concerns. I am very grateful for Dr. Thakkar!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Mar 24, 2020
HealthGrades
I highly recommend Dr. Thakkar! Outstanding! He gave the BEST recommendations for my son.
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Mar 10, 2020
HealthGrades
Dr. Thakkar saved my daughter's life. I knew there was something wrong with my little girl her first week of life. All babies grunt and make noises, but she sounded like she was in pain and seemed uncomfortable. My pediatrician just made me try different formulas and sent me to Dr. Thakkar after a month. He diagnosed her with a milk protein allergy and found the right formula for my little girl and put us on the right path for weight gain and growth since she was severely underweight. He sent us to a great nutritionist and was so encouraging throughout the way. We saw him for 2.5 years at both Sugar Land and Katy locations and the experience with him and his staff was wonderful. We highly recommend Dr. Thakkar!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Feb 26, 2020
HealthGrades
Dr. Thakker is awesome! After watching my grandson suffer with chronic constipation - and family doctors who offered no tangible help other than to "eat more fiber," we finally insisted on a referral to a specialist and got referred to Dr. Thakker. His interactions with my grandson (who was 3 at the time) were kind and gentle, allowing my grandson (who had been traumatized by more aggressive approaches from other doctors), allowed my grandson to feel really comfortable with Dr. Thakker before any exam was initiated. Dr. Thakker's suggestions were helpful, and more importantly, his treatment protocols worked!!! My grandson went from being miserable and suffering to a happy boy in a few days! The staff was great, too. If you need a specialist for your child, I cannot recommend Dr. Thakker enough! I only wish he saw adults, too!
Google
5.0/5
Jan 14, 2020
Google
Dr. Thakkar is absolutely amazing! I would highly recommend! He took his time at every appointment to make sure he answered all of my questions and concerns! I completely trusted him 100% with my daughters care.
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Nov 13, 2019
HealthGrades
I am very impressed with Dr. Thakkar! I took my 16 year old son to Dr. Thakkar because of possible GERD issues. Dr. Thakkar took the time to make my son feel comfortable and answered all the questions that had been worrying him. We ultimately had to schedule an Endoscopy. On the date of his procedure, Dr. Thakkar again made sure to answer all of questions and put us at ease for the procedure. I am grateful for Dr. Thakkar and his continued care. I cannot imagine taking my son anywhere else!!
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