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Dr. Vinod Thakkar, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.3 (18)
Map Pin Small Sebring, FL
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Vinod Thakkar, MD

Dr. Vinod Thakkar, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Sebring, FL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Second Military Medical University and is affiliated with HCA Florida Highlands Hospital. Dr. Thakkar, completed a residency at Westchester Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Thakkar an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Thakkar works at Thakkar Patel & Avalos MDS LC in Sebring, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

Dr. Thakkar's Office Locations

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    Thakkar Patel & Avalos MDS LC
    1009 Sebring Pkwy, Sebring, FL 33870 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Duodenal Polypectomy
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Barrett's Esophagus
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Constipation
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Manometry
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Abdominal Disorders
Acid Reflux
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Digestive Disorders
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Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diseases
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Esophageal Ulcer
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Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Rectal Bleeding
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
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Stomach Diseases
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Swallowing Disorders
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
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Visceroptosis
Bile Duct Procedure
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Procedure
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Infusion Therapy
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.3
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    Based on 18 ratings
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    About Dr. Vinod Thakkar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1497717185
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Westchester Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Westchester Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Second Military Medical University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Highlands Hospital

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    Dr. Vinod 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 Thakkar Patel & Avalos MDS LC in Sebring, FL. View the full address on Dr. Thakkar’s profile.

    Dr. Thakkar has seen patients for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), 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.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Thakkar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Thakkar.

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