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Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.9 (48)
Map Pin Small Orland Park, IL
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD

Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Orland Park, IL. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center and Palos Community Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Thakkar an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Thakkar works at Century Ear Nose & Throat in Orland Park, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Salivary Gland Cancer, Head or Neck Lump or Swelling and Oral Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Thakkar's Office Locations

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    Century Ear, Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgery
    16001 108th Ave, Orland Park, IL 60467 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 460-0007

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center
  • Palos Community Hospital

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Salivary Gland Cancer
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Treatment frequency



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Salivary Gland Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Oral Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Deviated Septum
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Nasal Polyp
Nosebleed
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Thyroid Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Glossectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Parathyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy
Tonsillectomy
Acoustic Nerve Disorder
Acute Laryngitis
Anosmia
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Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Bell's Palsy
Broken Nose
Cancer
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Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Common Cold
Cough
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Deafness
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Ear Infection
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Cancer
ENT Cancer
Facial Nerve Disorder
Gum Cancer
Hearing Loss
Hyperparathyroidism
Laryngitis
Larynx Cancer
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Loss of Smell and Taste
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Meniere's Disease
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nasal Obstruction
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nose Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Otosclerosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Pharyngolaryngitis
Salivary Gland Cyst
Sinus Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Tongue-Tie
Tracheitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vocal Cord Nodule
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Desensitization
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Facial Bone
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
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mastoidectomy
Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Thyroid Scan
TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
Uvulectomy
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Wound Repair
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    4.9
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1770750804
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Nirav Thakkar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Thakkar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Thakkar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Thakkar works at Century Ear Nose & Throat in Orland Park, IL. View the full address on Dr. Thakkar’s profile.

    Dr. Thakkar has seen patients for Salivary Gland Cancer, Head or Neck Lump or Swelling and Oral Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Thakkar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    48 patients have reviewed Dr. Thakkar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Thakkar.

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