Dr. Govinda Thakkar MD Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Govinda Thakkar is a plastic surgeon in Downey, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Downey Regional Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Baroda Medical College and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Downey Regional Medical Center and one of 3 at Lakewood Regional Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Plastic Surgeon: Head & Neck
Education & Medical Training
Los Angeles County King-Drew Medical Center
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1974 - 1975
Westchester Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1971
Brooklyn Eye Ear Hospital
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1972 - 1974
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency, Urology, 1971 - 1972
St Elizabeth Health Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1969 - 1970
Mc Keesport Hospital - Upmc
Internship, Transitional Year, 1968 - 1969
Baroda Medical College
Class of 1961
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Efficacy of meditation in generalized anxiety disorder.
Vahia, V. N., Shetty, H. K., Motiwala, S., Thakkar, G., Fernandes, L., Sharma, J. C.
OPEN HEART SURGERY.
DASTUR, K. N., SOONAWALA, F. P., SHAH, R. L., THAKKAR, G. K.
Atrial septal defect. A review of 50 cases corrected with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
Desai, J. M., Shah, R. L., Sonawala, F. P., Jhaveri, P. M., Thakkar, G. K., Shah, H. H., Dastur, K. N.
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11480 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA 90241
Phone: (562) 862-5160
Fax: (562) 923-8205