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Heena Thakkar, MD, FAAP

Heena Thakkar, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician
Heena Thakkar, MD, FAAP

Heena Thakkar, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician

Personal Statement

Dr. Heena Thakkar graduated from Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College (GSMC) of Mumbai, and completed her pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Thakkar consistently receives local, state and national award winning recognition. She has been awarded America’s Top Pediatrician and named as Texas Super Docs, Top Docs for Kids in Houston. Dr. Thakkar was also named Physician of The Year in 2002 and 2003 in Washington D.C. for her contribution in Healthcare reform and received awards from the City of Houston and Health Department for excellence in immunizations. She previously served as a Board Member for Memorial Hermann Foundation and is currently a clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and at UTMB Galveston. She is also a clinical preceptor for Baylor College of Medicine.

Gender

Female

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Aetna - Choice
  • Aetna - Choice Plus
  • Aetna - Choice Plus POS II
  • Aetna - Choice POS
  • Aetna - Choice POS II
  • Aetna - Elect Choice
  • Aetna - Elect PPO
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - EPO (Elect Choice)
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Managed Choice (POS)
  • Aetna - NAP
  • Aetna - NAP Choice
  • Aetna - NAP Choice Open Access
  • Aetna - NAP POS II
  • Aetna - NAP PPO
  • Aetna - NAP Traditional Choice
  • Aetna - OA
  • Aetna - Open Access POS
  • Aetna - Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - QPOS
  • Aetna - Select
  • Aetna - Select EPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Aetna: > Whole Health (Memorial Hermann)
  • Amerigroup - CHIP (Children's Health Ins. Program)
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid: > STAR+PLUS
  • Amerigroup - Star
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Kids
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • BC/BS - Blue Advantage HMO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS Medicare
  • BC/BS of Texas - HMO
  • BC/BS of Texas - Select
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice - Medicaid
  • Community Health Choice - Medicaid - Star/Star Plus
  • Federal/State Programs - Medicaid
  • Federal/State Programs - Medicaid: > CHIP
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement PPO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Molina Healthcare - Molina Star+ Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Molina Healthcare - STAR (Medicaid)
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Superior HealthPlan - Ambetter
  • Superior HealthPlan - Medicaid - STAR Health (Foster Care)
  • Superior HealthPlan - Medicaid: > CHIP
  • Superior HealthPlan - STAR
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - CHIP (Children's Health Ins. Program)
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • TMHP (Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership) - Medicaid
  • Traditional Medicaid (Texas, only)
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Choice
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - NexusACO
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - POS
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • United Healthcare - Star Kids
  • United Healthcare - Star Plus
  • United Healthcare - Texas - CHIP
  • United Healthcare - Texas - Star
  • Web TPA

Awards

  • America’s Top Pediatricians, Consumer Research Counsel of America – 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Top Docs in Texas Award, Texas Monthly Magazine – 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Texas Super Doctor Award, Texas Monthly Magazine – 2005, 2007, 2008
  • Top Docs for Kids Award, Texas Monthly Magazine – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Houston’s Top Doc Award, H Texas Magazine – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Award for Excellence in Immunization, City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services – 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Certificate of Recognition, Texas Children’s Health Program, Vaccine Storage and Handling Focus Study – 2003
  • Physician of the Year, Republican Congressional Committee, Washington D.C. – 2002-2003
  • Delegate to Russia for the American Academy of Pediatrics – 2008
  • Certificate of Recognition, Outstanding Teaching and Lasting Contribution to Pediatric Clerkship, UTMB Office of Regional Medical Education – 2004, 2007

Available Appointments

Peekaboo Pediatrics

1740 West 27th Street Suite 305 Houston, TX 77008 (713) 861-4800

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