Dr. Rupin Thakkar marvels at the differences in development among children, and he respects that each family approaches the challenges of raising children with different strengths and techniques. Keeping that in mind, he strives to educate and support his patients and their families so that they can make healthcare decisions together. Dr. Thakkar is Past President of the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and he continues to engage in legislative advocacy aimed at expanding access to care, promoting child safety, and increasing healthcare quality. Dr. Thakkar also serves on the Board of Directors of WithinReach, a non-profit that helps families in Washington state navigate complex health and social service systems and connect with the resources they need.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Seattle Children's Hospital, University Of Washington
Past President, Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
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Dr. Thakkar spends most of his free time with his wife and two children. He is an avid sports fan, enjoys the outdoors, and loves live music and theater. He has become a groupie of Seattle's kindiependent musicians and children's theater companies.