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Nikhil Thakkar, MD

thakkarnikhilDepartment of Anesthesiology
Division of Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Anesthesia Floor Manager, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Chair, Anesthesia Quality Improvement Committee
  • Division Chief, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    • Fellowship, Critical Care Anesthesiology (2003-2004)
    • Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology (2002)
    • Residency, Anesthesiology (2000-2003)
  • B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
    Residency, Anesthesiology (1990-1993)
  • Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
    • Rotating Internship (1989-1990)
    • M.B.B.S. (1984-1989)

Scholarly Foci

  • Quality improvement
  • Pediatric anesthesia

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiology
    • President (2018-present)
    • President-Elect (2017-2018)
    • Committee on Ethical Practice and Standards of Care
      • Member (2017-present)
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Quality of Medical Practices Committee
      • Advisor (2016-present)
    • Hampden District Medical Society
      • President (2017-2018)

Contact Information

Department of Anesthesiology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-3520
Nikhil.Thakkar@Baystatehealth.org