Dr. S. Smiley Thakur

Nephrology and Dialysis
Seattle, WA
31 years experience male

Locations

Transplant and Nephrology Northwest

Seattle, WA

Address

2150 North 107th Street, Suite 520, Seattle, WA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

2067092019

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Premera Blue Cross

UnitedHealthcare

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Nephrology and Dialysis

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English, German, Gujarati, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

265 Answers
188 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis kidney?: The membrane is similar to the glomerulus where blood toxins are filtered across a membrane into the urine compartment.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Is the same: Egfr is a calculation to estimate glomerular filtration rate. The GFR and creatinine clearance can be predicted from the serum creatinine. Your fluc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Clean ; Squeeze: Dialysis is both about cleaning (dialysis) the blood of toxins and squeezing (ultra-filtering) excess fluid out. Both functions are done constantly in ... Read More
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Jan 21, 2013
Dr. Thakur is a well respected nephrologist in Seattle. He has an extraordinary ability to make difficult concepts understandable to his patients. He took wonderful care of my husband during his end-s...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Smily Thakur has been my mother's Nephrologist for over seven years - seven years she would not have been alive to enjoy if not for Dr. Thakur! She has been a patient from about 2004 and continue...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr.Thakur inspires immediate confidence and for good reason. He approches patients as people rather than cases and his level of respect is apparent from the first conversation. I was referred by my ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! What you wrote coincides with info the ER gave my husband & recent research...My husband took Tums for many, many years but suddenly after he stopped taking them, within...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I coul noy explain this to my family. This is what I was told I had.
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) Thanks Doc...i will carry out the test as directed.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Royal University Hospital

Residency

London Health Sciences Centre

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Excellence in Teaching, Providence Seattle Medical Center
Excellence in Teaching, Providence Seattle Medical Center

Affiliations

American Society of Transplantation
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Washington State Medical Association
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