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Rajiv Natvarlal Thakkar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Internal Medicine


Rajiv Thakkar, M.D., MBA, joined CIMS in 2006. Prior to that, he served as a hospitalist for Baltimore Medical System from 2001 to 2005. He also conducted bedside teaching for medical students and housestaff, participated in research on portable echocardiograms and ran an outpatient minor procedure clinic.


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
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    • B J Medical College (Ahmedabad ) (1991)


    • Union Memorial Hospital (Baltimore MD) (2001)
    • B J Medical College (Ahmedabad ) (1996)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Cardiology (Baltimore MD) (1998)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2001)
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    Selected Publications

    Gros DA, Thakkar RN, Lakshmanan Y, Ruffing V, Kinsman SL, Docimo SG. Urolithiasis in Spina Bifida. European J. Pediatric Surgery, 8: Supplement. 1, 68-9, 1998.

    Harrison RW, Thakkar RN, Senzaki H, Ekelund UE, Cho E, Kass DA, Hare JM. Intravenous Allopurinol decreases oxygen consumption and increases mechanical efficiency in dogs with pacing induced heart failure. Circulation Research, 1999; 85:437-445.

    Ekelund UE, Harrison RW, Shokek O, Thakkar RN, Tunin RS, Senzaki H, Kass DA, Marbn E, Hare JM. Preload effects contributes to the magnitude of cardiac output reduction due to Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitors and Phenylephrine. Critical Care Medicine, 2000, 28, 5, 1263-1268.

    Thakkar. RN, Popat. VB., Orbegoso. C. Right atrial intramural hematoma associated with aortic dissection. Southern Medical Journal, Volume 101, Number 11, 1177-1179, November 2008.

    Lee C, Chaleff S, Thakkar RN, Surer I, Baker LA, Docimo SG, Clements J. Use of an Artificial Neural Network to predict the likelihood of Upper Tract Deterioration in Meningomyelocele patients. Managing Information Technology Resources in Organizations in the Next Millennium, 1999 edited by Mehdi Khosrowpour, Idea Group Publishing, London, UK. Proceedings from the International Information Resources Management Association Annual Conference, Hershey, PA, 227-233, 1999.
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-5018
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