Mindy Osborne

Rajan K. Thakkar, MD, is a pediatric surgeon. Dr. Thakkar is the associate trauma medical director as well as the co-director of the Burn Center. Dr. Thakkar is an assistant professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and is a principal investigator at the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences Research at the Research Institute of Nationwide Children's Hospital. His research focuses on pediatric thermal injury. Dr. Thakkar attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and completed his fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Nationwide Children's Hospital.


  • MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Rhode Island Hospital 
  • Fellowship: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 

Research Interests

  • Immune response to critical illness
  • Thermal injury
  • Trauma

Clinical profile