Rakhi Thambi, MD

Medical Director, ENT Clinic

Rakhi Thambi, MD

Office Locations:

Eye and Ear Infirmary (EEI)
1855 W. Taylor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Appointments: 312.996.6553
Fax: 312.996.4910

Magnificent Mile
60 East Delaware Place
Suite 1422
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Appointments: 312.255.8812
Fax: 312.255.8904


Dr. Rakhi Thambi is a board-certified in General Otolaryngology. She completed her residency at the University of Illinois Medical Center in 2002, and then returned to practice at the University after working in private practice for a few years. Her clinical work is extensive across adult and pediatric patients with specialties in general ENT, allergy, deviated septum, goiters, masses in the thyroid and neck, salivary gland tumors, sinus diseases, and sleep apnea/snoring.

Dr. Rakhi Thambi is Medical Director of the ENT Clinic at the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary and an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Specialties & Services
  • Ear Nose and Throat
  • Otolaryngology
  • Allergy/Nasal Allergy
  • Deviated Septum
  • Goiters
  • Neck Mass
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinus Diseases
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Masses
Board Certification:American Board of Otolaryngology
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Otolaryngology
Fellowship: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Internship:University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, General Surgery
Medical School: Rush University College Medicine
Bachelor of Science: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign