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Dr. Jamshid Niknam, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Niknam

Dr. Jamshid Niknam, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Inglewood, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Fac Med Tabriz in 1981 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.


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(310) 275-7575

Dr. Niknam accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Niknam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jamshid Niknam, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Inglewood, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Fac Med Tabriz in 1981 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1994
U Minn Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Loyola Med Ctr/Hines Va Hosp
Residency Hospital
1989
Loyola Med Ctr/Hines Va Hosp
Internship Hospital
1981
Fac Med Tabriz
Medical School
1994
1991
1989
1981

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Niknam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Niknam

3.3

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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(5)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(4)

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3 months have not seem by Dr. Niknam. Always a nurse practitioner.
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Fabulous pulmonologist who saved my father's life nearly 10 years ago. We were traveling back from Hawaii and needed to stop in LA as my father was very weak. Upon admittance to Centinela, he was treated by a team of physicians including Dr. Niiknam. They prescribed an antibiotic that ultimately...Read More
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Prescribed a second medication to take with the first. Both do the same thing. Insurance company called and said taking both was dangerous. Said they would make referrals to specialists. Never made the referrals. Prescribed horse pill medication even after I said I had difficulty swallowing. Seemed...Read More
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Dr. Niknam is the most knowledgeable doctors I know. He is a man of great integrity and dignity. He is literally a life saver. It seems he is always on call and ready to help anybody in need. Thank you for everything you do, Dr. Niknam.
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I had a pleasant experience. I first was seen by Dr. Niknam's PA who was very compassionate and thorough. And then Dr. Niknam made sure I understood everything and had all my questions answered. I would recommend to anyone.
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