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Sandeep Thakkar, DO

Specialty
  • Neurology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
Address
510 Superior Avenue
Suite 200A
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
510 Superior Avenue
Suite 200A
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 764-7363
Fax
(949) 764-4241

Secondary Office

Address
16305 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 220
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone
(949) 341-0307
Fax
(949) 341-9021

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Neurology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Western University of Health Sciences - 2007
    • Internship at Queens Hospital Center ( Preliminary Medicine )
    • Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center ( Neurology )
    • Fellowship at University of California Los Angeles School of Med ( Movement Disorders )
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Thakkar earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. He completed his medical internship at Mount Sinai in New York, followed by his neurology residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. He then did his fellowship training in movement disorders at University of California Los Angeles.

    The primary focus of Dr. Thakkar’s practice is patient-centered care for Parkinson’s disease. He believes in providing academic-level care in a private clinical setting. Dr. Thakkar believes in the importance of creating a global awareness of the disease, and strives to stay current with all modalities of care throughout the movement disorders field, including conditions such as dystonias, chorea, Huntington’s disease, essential tremor, Botulinum toxin therapy, spasticity, and other abnormal involuntary movements.

    Dr. Thakkar works with multiple Parkinson’s disease foundations throughout the area, including the Huntington’s Disease Society of America - Orange County chapter and the International Essential Tremor Foundation. He is also involved with the Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

    Dr. Thakkar has published numerous journal papers and done clinical research on the subjects of deep brain stimulation for the treatment of and the effects diet can have on Parkinson’s disease, as well as the effects of certain drug therapies on mood and behavior.
    Areas of Expertise
    Balance Disorders, Parkinson's Disease