How soon can I get an appointment?
We have same day appointments available for most of the times.
What kind of Insurance plans do you accept?
We accept most of the commercial insurance plans as well as Medicare. Call our office to verify if we are on your insurance plan.
What should I do in case of emergency?
Please call 911 for life-threatening emergencies. For urgent health problems, call our office and try to talk to a physician. If it is after office hours, call our office phone number and your call will be answered by our 24-hour answering service and they will page the physician to get back to you.
How much earlier should I come for an appointment?
If you are a new patient, then you should arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your scheduled time. If you have an access to internet, go to Download Forms Section on our Website and download, print and fill out ‘New Patient Registration Form’ and ‘Medical History Form’ and bring them at the time of appointment. By doing this, you will save your time as well as our time during the registration. If you are an established patient, then you should arrive 5 to 10 minutes before your scheduled time.
What should I bring at the time of appointment?
Current insurance card and a photo ID. Bottles/list of current medications. Any medical records available to you. Co-payment if required as per your insurance plan. We accept cash, check, and major credit cards.
What other services do you provide?
We have on site MRI, CT, as well as Ultrasound. We also have Sleep study clinic on our premises. We do some basic labs, EKG, ABI (Ankle Brachial Index) measurement for diagnosing PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease), Spirometry, Pulse Oximetry, etc. in our office.
What if I need to get admitted to the hospital?
Dr. Thakkar has admitting privileges at Valley West Community Hospital in Sandwich, Illinois, Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois as well as in Provena Merly Medical Center, Aurora, Illinois.
What should I expect after I am done seeing a physician?
If any blood tests were done or any other diagnostic studies ordered at the time of visit, please call our clinic in few days to find out about the results of the tests if you don’t hear from our office about them. Also, maintain your follow-up visit if given.
Please call our office at 630-820-7045 for further questions and concerns.