Author: Parag Thakkar

March 23, 2020 Parag Thakkar

Please do not walk in the office without an appointment. To protect everyone, all patients with respiratory or Flu-like¬† illness (Cough, Fever, Runny nose, Sore Throat, Body-ache, Headache, Diarrhea) must be assessed by telephone or video visit first to decide the appropriate course. To comply with CDC and IDPH recommendation, face mask/ covering is required…

March 1, 2019 Parag Thakkar

When a patient do not show up for a scheduled appointment, it creates an unused appointment slot that could have been used by other patient. This is specifically true for evening and weekend appointments. Please help us avoid  NO SHOW FEE of $35 by keeping your scheduled appointment. Also, please cancel your appointment 24 hours…

March 24, 2018 Parag Thakkar

Frequently, patients ask me to recommend a blood pressure monitor or other products for home use. Following are some recommendations based on either my own research, personal use or use by the patients. Disclaimer: I advised all patient is to do their own research and due diligence before purchasing any of these products. This recommendations…

January 25, 2018 Parag Thakkar

There are times when patient is either unable to come to the office for evaluation or need care outside of usual office hours. In such cases, if appropriate a telephone consultation will be performed. This includes assessment of the health condition over the phone, accessing & reviewing of medical records, creating a plan of care,…