Vidhu Thaker, MD

Vidhu  Thaker, MD

Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7476; 857-218-3674

  • Fax: 617-730-0194

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Early Childhood Obesity
  • Hypoglycemic Disorders
  • Thyroid Problems

Departments

  • Endocrinology

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
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Vidhu Thaker, MD

Philosophy of Care 

I believe that every child deserves the chance to reach their potential and our goal is to help achieve that.

Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College,

Mumbai, India

Professional History

Dr. Thaker trained in Pediatrics in India and US. She served as a pediatrician in the community for several years prior to pursuing training in Pediatric Endocrinology at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Thaker's research interests are genetics of severe childhood obesity. Additional interests are congenital thyroid disease, hypoglycemia in children and calcium disorders.

Publications

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  1. Thaker V, Haagensen AL, Carter B, Fedorowicz Z, Houston BW. Recombinant growth hormone therapy for cystic fibrosis in children and young adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015; 5:CD008901.
  2. Thaker VV, Esteves KM, Towne MC, Brownstein CA, James PM, Crowley L, Hirschhorn JN, Elsea SH, Beggs AH, Picker J, Agrawal PB. Whole exome sequencing identifies RAI1 mutation in a morbidly obese child diagnosed with ROHHAD syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 May; 100(5):1723-30.
  3. Jagannath VA, Fedorowicz Z, Thaker V, Chang AB. Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015; 1:CD008482.
  4. Thaker VV, Leung AM, Braverman LE, Brown RS, Levine B. Iodine-induced hypothyroidism in full-term infants with congenital heart disease: more common than currently appreciated? J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Oct; 99(10):3521-6.
  5. Shumer DE, Thaker V, Taylor GA, Wassner AJ. Severe hypercalcaemia due to subcutaneous fat necrosis: presentation, management and complications. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 Sep; 99(5):F419-21.
  6. Thaker V, Carter B. Recombinant growth hormone therapy for cystic fibrosis in children and young adults. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2013 Dec; 14(4):232-3.
  7. Thaker V, Haagensen AL, Carter B, Fedorowicz Z, Houston BW. Recombinant growth hormone therapy for cystic fibrosis in children and young adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013; 6:CD008901.
  8. Jagannath VA, Fedorowicz Z, Thaker V, Chang AB. Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013; 4:CD008482.
  9. Copeland KC, Silverstein J, Moore KR, Prazar GE, Raymer T, Shiffman RN, Springer SC, Thaker VV, Anderson M, Spann SJ, Flinn SK. Management of newly diagnosed type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb; 131(2):364-82.
  10. Springer SC, Silverstein J, Copeland K, Moore KR, Prazar GE, Raymer T, Shiffman RN, Thaker VV, Anderson M, Spann SJ, Flinn SK. Management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb; 131(2):e648-64.
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  12. Jagannath VA, Fedorowicz Z, Thaker V, Chang AB. Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011; (1):CD008482.
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