Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine (2004)
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, FL (2005), Pediatrics
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, FL (2007), Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • In-Patient Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Home Care development and integration into health systems
    • Inpatient medicine quality improvement


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Ten-year-old girl with a worsening dry cough
    Thankavel B, Vandiver K, Patel R Contemporary Pediatrics 2011 May 28 5 48-53
    Developmental expression of vitamin K-dependent gamma-carboxylase activity in zebrafish embryos: effect of warfarin.
    Hanumanthaiah R, Thankavel B, Day K, Gregory M, Jagadeeswaran P Blood Cells Mol. Dis. 2001 Nov-Dec 27 6 992-9
    Demonstration of the extrinsic coagulation pathway in teleostei: identification of zebrafish coagulation factor VII.
    Sheehan J, Templer M, Gregory M, Hanumanthaiah R, Troyer D, Phan T, Thankavel B, Jagadeeswaran P Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2001 Jul 98 15 8768-73

    Honors & Awards

    • Medical, Representative-at-large Elect, Medical Dental Staff
      Children's Medical Center Plano (2016)
    • Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
    • Resident of the Month
      Tampa General Hospital, presented by the nursing staff (2006)
    • Resident Teacher of the Year
      Award presented by the medical students of University of South Florida Medical School (2005-2006)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Dallas County Medical Society (2011)
    • Texas Medical Association (2011)
    • American Academy Pediatrics (2007)
    • Society of Hospitalist Medicine (2007)