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Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Kalpesh Thakkar, MD 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 pa...

Kalpesh Thakkar, MD 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.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (281) 725-5970

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Medical Education

Texas Tech University Health Science Center-Registrar 2001

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine - Graduate Medical Education 2007

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Galveston 2004

PCP Number

110000007999

Cities Served

Alief, Barker, Cypress, Fulshear, Houston, Katy, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Zip Codes Served

77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77084, 77085, 77094, 77099, ...

77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77084, 77085, 77094, 77099, 77236, 77237, 77272, 77406, 77407, 77411, 77413, 77433, 77441, 77449, 77450, 77459, 77469, 77477, 77478, 77479, 77481, 77487, 77489, 77491, 77492, 77493, 77494, 77496, 77497, 77498

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • 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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    Managing Crohn's Disease

    Dr. Kalpesh Thakker discusses managing Crohn's disease on Great Day Houston.

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    Memorial Hermann Clinic SL welcomes pediatric gastroenterologist

    Pediatric gastroenterologist Kalpesh H. Thakkar, M.D., has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Multi-Specialty Clinic Sugar Land.

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