An Internal Medicine Specialist Caring for Hospitalized Patients
Dr. Jitendra Thakkar provides general medical care to patients during their hospital stay. He is a board-certified internal medicine specialist and works in a similar role to a primary care physician in a hospital setting. By coordinating his patients’ care with their primary care providers and other specialists, Dr. Thakkar ensures patients are getting the best possible care.
His services include:
- Obtaining a patient’s medical history
- Performing physical exams
- Ordering and interpreting lab and diagnostic tests
- Prescribing medications
- Treating common illnesses
- Providing health education and counseling
Dr. Thakkar also serves as a clinical professor of medicine at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.
- Internal Medicine - Hospital
- Hospital Medicine
Ratings & Reviews
Real Experiences from Real Patients
You trust recommendations from real people. That's why we provide comments and star ratings from patients who answer our surveys after their visits to Sanford Health. Star ratings are based on a 0-100 point scale converted to 0-5 stars. Providers must have a minimum of 30 patient ratings to receive a formal rating.