Dr Jay Thakkar


Suite 6, Level 1 Lakeview Private Hospital 17-19 Solent Circuit, Norwest NSW 2153

Suite 1 Westmead Private Hospital Cnr Darcy Road & Mons Road, Westmead NSW 2145

Complete Health Australia Shop G11 2-4 Aberdour Road, Rouse Hill NSW 2155

Fax: (02) 8376 1818


General cardiology and coronary intervention

Dr Jay Thakkar is a general and interventional adult cardiologist. 

He graduated in 2003 winning a Gold medal in final MBBS examination. He completed cardiology training at Westmead Public Hospital and obtained FRACP in 2012. Passionate about his work, he undertook an advanced fellowship in Interventional cardiology at the worldrenowned Vancouver General Hospital, Canada. 

Dr Thakkar has a keen interest in research and has published widely.  He was a research fellow at The George Institute for Global Health and The University of Sydney, examining the use of mobile phone text messaging service for cardiac rehabilitation in patients with coronary artery disease. 

Dr Thakkar’s practice encompasses all aspects of adult cardiology and offers exercise stress testing, echocardiography and cardioversion services. 

Dr Thakkar consults at Baulkham Hills and Rouse Hill suites. He is a staff specialist at Westmead Public Hospital and a VMO at Westmead Private Hospital, Hospital for Specialist Surgery and Norwest Private Hospital. 

He has a special interest in:

  • Acute coronary syndrome, Valvular heart diseases, & Arrhythmia.
  • Coronary angiography & stenting
  • Rotablation (drilling calcium deposits in stiff blockages)
  • Coronary artery imaging using OCT (infrared light) and IVUS (ultrasound)
  • Exercise stress testing
  • Echocardiography & Stress echocardiography
  • Cardioversion
  • PFO closure

Dr Thakkar speaks Gujarati, Hindi.

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