Dr. Richard E. Nickowitz, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 54

50 Alessandro Pl Ste 410
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Huntington Memorial Hospital
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Pasadena, CA 91105

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50 Alessandro Pl Ste 410
Pasadena, CA 91105
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    Dr. Nickowitz's Experience

    Dr. Nickowitz's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Liver Disorders

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • ERCP With Spincterotomy
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
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    Dr. Nickowitz says...

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    New York Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    New York Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Med Center
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    Yale University
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nickowitz & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Nickowitz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Richard E. Nickowitz, MD
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    Thank you for your feedback.  We will use your comments to continue to improve our practice and the delivery of quality medical care.  If you need to reach us directly, please call our office at 626-793-7114.  Thank you.  

    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.1
    • 9 responses
    • 1 review

    4.1 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Monrovia, CA |

    Dr. Nickowitz is very knowledgeable and has a calm and reassuring demeanor. His staff was amazing when setting up my hospital exam appointment and clearly and patiently explained everything that I would need to do to prepare for the test. He is very busy, so it may be a few weeks before you can get in to see him unless it is an emergency, but he is worth the wait.

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    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Health Net
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    Office Locations

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    Alliance Digestive Disease Cons
    50 Alessandro Pl Ste 410
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 793-7114 (Office)
    (626) 793-7679 (Fax)
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