Meet Dr. Puja Thakkar
Dr. Puja Thakkar is a native of the Bay Area and a passionate sleep medicine provider serving her patients in Danville and Fremont, California. Dr. Thakkar established the Golden Gate Sleep Centers to offer state-of-the-art facilities out of which to diagnose and treat conditions that prevent people from having a good night of sleep.
Meet Dr. John Ruddy, M.D
John Ruddy, M.D. has many years of experience in sleep disorders medicine since completing his fellowship in Sleep Disorders Medicine from the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, in La Jolla California in 1987. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency in Denver Colorado.
You Ask - We Answer
Each patient is different and how we approach your initial visit will be different depending on your situation. Please call our office for more information and to schedule your initial consult. We commonly work with referring physicians and your specialists to meet your specific needs.
We accept all major insurance plans, please call us to get updated information. If our institution isn’t on your health plan yet, get in touch with us and we’ll find a way to take care of you. We also accept TRICARE, continuing our tradition of serving our service members, reservists, their dependents, and veterans. We also see patients with no insurance. Your health is more important!
We received the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission. What does this mean? Our facility voluntarily underwent a thorough evaluation by The Joint Commission. The goal of the evaluation? To see if our facility meets The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards in delivering quality, safe care. By meeting these standards, our facility received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® – an internationally recognized symbol of quality.
Your Resource for Sleep Information
Dr. Thakkar's Articles in Alive Magazine
Basics About Sleep
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Why We Sleep
OCTOBER 16, 2017
NPR: TERRY GROSS
Listen to the great show or read the transcript. Discussion with Matthew Walker about the importance of sleep — in his new book, Why We Sleep.
Medical Minute by Dr. Puja Thakkar on KRON4