Company:
Transplant and Nephrology Northwest, PLLC
Contact:
S. Smiley Thakur, M.D., FRCPC

Title:
Transplant Nephrologist

Address:
155 NE 100th Street
Suite 115
Seattle, WA 98125

Phone: 206-709-2009
Fax: 206-709-2019
Email: e4L@kidney.nu
Website: www.kidney.nu



Customer Categories
MALPRACTICE - MEDICAL
  • Malpractice - Medical
  • MEDICINE AND HEALTH
  • Nephrology / Hypertension
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Medical Record Review
  • MALPRACTICE - MEDICAL RELATED ISSUES
  • Pharmacy
  • Specialties/Services (Area of Expertise)
    Nephrology
    Transplantation Medicine
    Immunosuppression
    Prescribing/Dispensing Errors
    Area Served
    Nationwide
    Education

    School Attended: U. Saskatchewan (Canada) Degree Received: B.Sc
    School Attended: U. Saskatchewan (Canada) Degree Received: M.D
    School Attended: McGill U. (Canada) Degree Received: FRCPC
    Licenses/Credentials

    Licensed to practice: WA, OR, SD

    Certifications
    Nephrology:
    American Boards: 2017, 2005, 1997
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: 1997

    Internal Medicine:
    American Boards: 2015, 2005, 1995
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: 1996
    Expert Witness Experience
    I am a Board Certified internist and nephrologist with a Fellowship in transplant medicine. Since 1999, I am in active clinical practice so that my opinions reflect the current standard of care. I have provided forensic legal expertise to both plaintiff and defense counsel since 1995.
    Previous Positions & Appointments
    1. Transplant and Nephrology Northwest, PLLC - (2000 to present)
    2. Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington (2002 – present)
    Publications
    1. Thakur S., Beaudoin R. Kidney injuries: when to suspect, how to diagnose, and their legal implications. Defense Research Institute MedLaw Update Volume 23, Issue 1, March 2018. Read here

    2. Thakur S, Whether to opt out of Medicare – how to make a Titanic decision. J Am Phys Surg 2008; 13(4): 115. Read here

    3. Wisse B, Thakur S, Baran D. Recovery from Prolonged Metabolic Acidosis due to Accidental Ethylene Glycol Poisoning. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 1999; 33(2): E4. http://www.ajkdjournal.org/abs33_2/v33n2pE4.html.

    4. Thakur S, Unikowsky B, Prichard S. Eosinophilic Peritonitis in CAPD: Treatment with Prednisone and Diphenhydramine. Peritoneal Dialysis International 1997; 17(4):402-403.

    5. Lennon D, Gellin B, Hood D, Woods, Williams P, Thakur S, Crombie D. Control of Epidemic Group A Meningococcal Disease in Auckland. New Zealand Medical Journal 1993; 948:3-6.

    6. Lennon D, Gellin B, Hood D, Voss L, Heffernan H, Thakur S. Successful Intervention in a Group A Meningococcal Outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 1992; 11:617-622
    Honors/Awards
    HealthTap, Top Nephrologist – Second Place Nationally, Summer 2013
    HealthTap, Top Nephrologist WA State, Winter 2013
    Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2012
    Superb Rating, Avvo.com, 2012
    Excellence in Teaching, Providence Medical Center 2000 and 2002
    Honorary Flight Surgeon, Air Canada, 1991 and 1997
    Professional Societies/Affiliations
    American Society of Transplantation
    King County Medical Society
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    Washington State Medical Association
    Professional References
    Defense, including DOJ, Plaintiff, and professional references available.