Emergency icon Important Updates
Department Primary Care Pediatrics
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrician
  • Preventive Pediatrics
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
View all 1 Specialties +


Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans

About Roopa Thakur, MD

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

Dr. Thakur is a Fellow Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is dedicated to teaching residents and medical students and serves as Associate Program Director of Cleveland Clinic Children's Pediatric Residency Program. She is interested in population health and advocacy, currently serving as Medical Director for Cleveland Clinic's Children's School-Based Health Care, Medical Director for Youth Strategies in Community Health and Partnerships and Medical Director of the Ohio AAP's Lead-Free Ohio Program. 

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

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA


  • Pediatrics
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Roopa Thakur, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/2/2024, Dr. Thakur has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Fiduciary Role. Dr. Thakur serves in a fiduciary capacity, such as an elected officer, director or chief medical officer, for the following companies or other entities:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

50 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

I love thakur I do not like all the assistance that she brings in maybe I will request for them not to go in with her because I prefer her and she is one of the most wonderful doctors I have ever met and very caring and understanding.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

We have taken all 4 of our children to Doctor Thakur & we love her! She is a fantastic doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Very hard to make appointments but we love Dr. Thakur!!

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Both Dr Thakur and her resident were excellent. I feel confident in my children's care with her as their pediatrician!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Thakur, I recommend her to anyone looking for a pediatrician!

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr Thakur is one of the best doctors we've ever seen. She is caring and extremely knowledgeable. She listens to my concerns and makes me comfortable enough to ask questions. She takes excellent care of my children. Very lucky to have her as our pediatrician!

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. Roopa is not my child's regular pediatrician but she was amazing. My children have seen her in the past and each time she listens and shows concern and doesn't rush through the appointment at all. She is very kind and I would definitely have her see my children in the future.

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. Roopa was very kind, attentive and listened to my concerns and my child. She asked questions and provided a lot of helpful information. I didn't feel rushed during the appointment and I definitely will schedule with her in the future

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

Dr. Thakur is excellent! She is very kind, knowledgeable, and thorough. We were very upset when our previous pediatrician left, but are so lucky that we see Dr. Thakur now!

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

Dr. Thakur is my favorite doctor. I would recommend her to anyone I know. We consistently have great experiences with her.

Back to Top