Sandeep Thakkar, D.O
Sandeep Thakkar, DO is a neurologist and movement disorder specialist at Hoag Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. Dr. Thakkar earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. He completed his medical internship at Mount Sinai in New York, followed by his neurology residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. He then did his fellowship training in movement disorders at University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Thakkar is also involved with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center or PADRECC in Los Angeles, CA. He has done clinical research on the subjects of deep brain stimulation for the treatment of and the effects diet can have on Parkinson’s disease, as well as the effects of certain drug therapies on mood and behavior. Dr. Thakkar has published numerous journal papers.