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RHEUMATOLOGIST

Dr Vivek Thakkar

Mondays

4:30 pm

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Dr Vivek Thakkar 
Rheumatologist 


Service Location: Joint Medical Specialists @ The hub

Suite 1007, 31C Lasso Road

Gregory Hills NSW 2557

Phone:  9054 9626

Fax: 9054 1360

Associate Professor Vivek Thakkar is a Sydney based rheumatologist with expertise in treating arthritis, gout, pain, autoimmune conditions and osteoporosis.

A/Professor Thakkar has the following key roles and responsibilities:

He was the  Associate Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University - a program lead Year 2, Macquarie Medical Program (“Macquarie MD”).
 

A/Professor Thakkar is also a staff specialist at the Liverpool Hospital (where he is involved in the multidisciplinary Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic and Clinical Trials). 

Professor Thakkar is the Conjoint Associate Professor, Western Sydney University

and Examiner for The Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

In his previous roles, he was the Clinical SubDean of the Macarthur Clinical School, Western Sydney University (from 2013 to 2017), joint year 2 academic course advisor, elected member to the academic senate WSU, co-chair of the  Annual Scientific Meeting Program Committee of the Australian Rheumatology Association and Director of Training for the NSW Rheumatology Training Program.

 

As a Rheumatologist, Associate Professor Thakkar has particular expertise in the following areas:

Arthritis: Common types include Osteoarthritis, Inflammatory Arthritis ( eg Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis) amongst various others;

Osteoporosis: This is very common, treatable and preventable; Autoimmune diseases. The connective tissue disease include Scleroderma, SLE (lupus), Vasculitis, Sarcoidosis and Myositis amongst others;

Musculoskeletal problems: These include bursitis, pain (back and/or neck, for example), tendinitis, nerve pain and nerve root compression, amongst others;

Pulmonary Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Disease: Associate Professor Thakkar is an expert in these problems when they are related to autoimmune problems.

02 4605 3000 - Gregory Hills Clinic 

The Hub Suite 1108, Level 1, 31A Lasso Road

Gregory Hills, NSW 2557

02 4605 3000 - Narellan Clinic
The Exchange Suite 29
Level 2, 1 Elyard Street

Narellan NSW 2567

Gregory Hills Clinic Opening Hours

| Mon - Thur  9:00AM - 5:00PM
| Friday - 9:00AM -4:00PM

| Sat - Sun: Closed

Narellan Clinic Opening Hours

| Mon - Wed 9:00AM - 5:00PM

| Thursday - Closed
| Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

| Sat - Sun: Closed