Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Online Health Chats

Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It's easy to be part of our live chat events, led by Cleveland Clinic physicians and health professionals.

Ask the Pediatrician
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

Sign up for this chat today.Register Now

Prior to a scheduled chat, click Join Chat to submit a question early.You will be asked to login if you aren't already logged in.Join Chat

Roopa Thakur, MD.

  • Primary Care Pediatrics
  • Fellow Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Faculty Advisor for Community Pediatrics and Advocacy Training

As a parent, you always want your child to be healthy, and you always want to have the right answers when your child gets sick. Sometimes, there just isn’t enough time during your child’s appointment to ask all of the important questions. At Cleveland Clinic Children’s, we work to ensure you have the best resources to keep your child healthy and to fully understand your child’s health.

Please join us for our “Ask the Pediatrician” online health chat to have your questions answered by Roopa Thakur, MD.

Cleveland Clinic Children’s is dedicated to medical, surgical and rehabilitative care of infants, children and adolescents. Our staff uses the latest technology and most recent research available to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients. With more than 300 pediatric specialists who are leaders in research for cardiac care, neurological conditions, digestive disease, Cleveland Clinic Children’s is fully equipped to care for a wide range of medical specialties.

Cleveland Clinic Children’s was nationally ranked in pediatric care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 edition of American’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Our goal is to have the children and adolescents we care for back on their feet and living a normal life as quickly as possible. A skilled team of medical professionals using state-of-the art technology and programs are working toward achieving that goal every day.

About the Speaker
Roopa Thakur, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Independence Family Health Center. She is board certified in general pediatrics. She earned her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio and completed her post-graduate training at Cleveland Clinic Children’s in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Thakur is a Fellow Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition, she has served on Cleveland Clinic committees, including the Clinical Documentation Workgroup and the Documentation Enhancement Team. She is dedicated to teaching residents and medical students and is a faculty advisor for Community Pediatrics and Advocacy training. She has volunteered her time to Elmwood Elementary Reading Program.

Her specialty interests include general pediatrics and preventive care, asthma management, attention deficit disorder, and newborn care.

To make an appointment with Roopa Thakur, MD, or any of our other Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatricians, please call 216.444.KIDS or visit us at clevelandclinicchildrens.org for more information.

This Health Chat is currently open to allow you to submit questions. We will try to answer as many questions as possible during the chat. Please create an account to attend the chat and submit your questions.