Rupin R. Thakkar, M.D.
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Rupin R. Thakkar, M.D.

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Swedish Pediatrics - Edmonds
21600 Highway 99, Suite 290
Edmonds, WA 98026
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish

Speaks: English

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About Rupin R. Thakkar

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 School

Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency

Seattle Children's Hospital, University Of Washington

Professional Associations

Past President, Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Board of Directors, WithinReach

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • A systematic review for the effects of television viewing by infants and preschoolers. Pediatrics. 2006; 118;2025-2031
  • What pediatric providers need to know about JUUL and other e-cigarettes. Journal of Medical Practice Management. June/July 2019.
  • Washington Youth Are Facing a Mental Health Epidemic. The Legislature Can Help, Crosscut, April 11, 2019.
  • Measles Epidemics: Counseling Families and Lawmakers to Protect our Most Vulnerable Children, AAP Voices, April 5, 2019.
  • A Rule Change that Hurts Kids and Ourselves: A change to the public change test discourages immigrant families from seeking aid for children, The Everett Herald, November 5, 2018.
  • Health-care Reform that Cuts Medicaid Fails Children, The Seattle Times, September 25, 2017.
Swedish Pediatrics - Edmonds
21600 Highway 99, Suite 290
Edmonds, WA 98026
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish
Affiliated Locations

Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill
Swedish Edmonds
Swedish Issaquah

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.

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Urticaria
  • Anal Itching
  • Anemia
  • Angioma
  • Ankle Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Asthma
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Birthmark
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Brain Concussion
  • Breast Discharge
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Candidiasis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of The Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of The Neck
  • Cellulitis Of Trunk
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (Ckd)
  • Cold Sore
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Encopresis
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fever With Chills
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Intolerances
  • Foot Pain
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease In Infancy
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Grave's Disease
  • Growth Failure
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Impetigo
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Influenza
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Ligament Injury
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Mumps
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Mycoplasma Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Norovirus
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otalgia
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pityriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Psoriasis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Running Injury
  • Scab
  • Scaly Skin
  • Scarlet Fever
  • School Anxiety
  • School Physical
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std)
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Concussion Testing
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Sprain
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Strawberry Mark
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Substance Addiction
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Infection
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tongue Sores
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urticaria
  • Viral Exanthem
  • Virtual Care
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain