Dr. Nitin Parikh, MD

Dr. Nitin Parikh, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Nitin Parikh is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Biliary Endoscopist. Dr. Parikh has helped patients overcome Gastroenterological disorders for over 25 years. Dr. Parikh treats stomach and intestinal diseases and digestive disorders in patients ages 18 and older. Dr. Parikh received his medical degree from Baroda Medical College. He completed an internal medicine residency and a Gastroenterology fellowship at Wayne State Medical School in Detroit, Michigan. He also attended an additional year of post-fellowship training at St. Luke's Hospital-Medical College of Wisconsin. While at St. Luke's, he studied under world-renowned Gastroenterologist and Biliary Endoscopist, Dr. J.E. Geenen. Dr. Parikh's training focused on Therapeutic Endoscopy Retrograde, Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and other Endoscopic procedures. These procedures involve the non-surgical treatment of bile duct stones, bile duct stricture and Pancreatic Cancer. He has actively participated in clinical research projects on esophageal ulceration and pancreatic disease. He is a member of the American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy and American College of Gastroenterology. He is married with two daughters. He has privileges in Northside Hospital Forsyth and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

6300 Hospital Pkwy Ste 450

Johns Creek, GA 30097

Contact Information

(770) 227-2222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • 12 More

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Diverticulosis, Intestinal
more than 81% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 80% of peers
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders


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  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Ms University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Wayne St University Affil Hosps Det
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Wayne St University Affil Hosps Det
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Therapeutic Ercp Under Direction Of Dr Joseph Geenen ,MD Wisconsin Usa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wayne St University Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parikh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parikh to family and friends
based on 106 total reviews (22 with comments)
Dr. Parikh's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (22)
in Atlanta, GA |
Excellent from beginning to my followup visit. I recommend him without hisitation
Cumming, GA |
Very good from first consultation thru proceedure
in Atlanta, GA |
After months of playing around with treatment and trying different things Dr Parikh found the right combo to treat me. it is a complete turnaround from where I was a month ago. he and his staff are very friendly and listen. he explains everything so you can understand. i would definitely recommend him to others. I pass many providers with the same specialty to get to him and I will continue to do so.
in Alpharetta, GA |
Dr. Parikh's office exemplifies professionalism and courtesy. He and his staff were very thorough with my visits, examinations and follow ups. I would highly recommend Dr. Parikh and his staff for all GI needs.
in Cumming, GA |
dr. Parikh is very competent and has a good sense of humor. I highly recommend him and his staff.
Dawsonville, GA |
dr parikh has great sense of humor and I feel that i can talk to him about all my issues which he listened and addressed. he will keep going till you get well. Thanks!
Duluth, GA |
I found Dr. Nitin to be very thorough in both his evaluation, treatment and follow-up. A very friendly physician with a warm bedside manner, we worked collaboratively on my course of action. I especially liked his consideration of natural alternatives as opposed to a protocal of medication as a first line of therapy! He has a wonderful staff as well!
in Stone Mountain, Ga. |
This docter is very professional and whitty. He has made us feel very confident in the care we have gotten here. We would definitely recommend this docter to friends and family. Thank you.
in Buford, GA |
Dr. Parikh was fantastic. I just moved here from St. Louis and was grateful to find this office. Everyone in the office was very kind. I highly recommend Dr. Parikh and his office.
Suwanee, GA |
Dr. Parikh was wonderful! Not only was he very pleasant, he also solved the issue that I was dealing with. He was able to accommodate me with an appointment in a timely manner when I was initially diagnosed by my PC Physician, and that was greatly appreciated. The office staff was great, I am extremely pleased! Thank you Dr. Parikh!
in Cumming, GA |
A very professional and knowledgeable doctor who love to spent time with patient and answer all questions to make comfortable. He was excellent as hepatologist doing treatment to me.
in Johns Creek, Ga |
When in need of a gastroenterologist, in my opinion, Dr. Parikh is the best. Not only is he and his staff leave nothing to chance. After the testing that I went through, everything was explained to the fullest. I had no question as to my GI health. Thank you Dr. Parikh and staff. I would highly recommend Dr. Parikh to anyone.
Duluth, GA |
Did a wonderful job! I was worried about the procedure, from start to finish but it was nothing like the horror stories you read on the web when searching to learn about what to expect with this type of procedure. Day of procedure, after it was done I was back on my feet and ready to go after only a few hours!
in Duluth, GA |
Excellent service , wonderful staff, . This office raises the bar on professional standards.
in Cumming, GA |
It's very likely that I would recommend Dr. Parikh to family and friends. In my experience, he has been very wise and cautious in the decisions he has made to help me get better. He is avery good doctor.
in Murryville |
He is very knowledgeable and friendly.
in Cumming, Ga |
Dr. Parikh was very professional and has great bedside manners. He explained thoroughly and is a great listener.
in Suwanee GA |
He was very helpful in addressing my problem, insisted on a follow up appointment and has an excellent bedside manner. I will be recommending him to friends.
in Cumming GA |
Great doctor and I recently sent 2 of my friends to help for help.
in Suwanee, GA |
Dr. Parikh is awesome! Very personable and professional. The office personnel and nurses are so friendly. Highly recommend!
in Norcross, GA |
Detail oriented, took a lot of time. Genuinely concerned. Very competent, diagnosed my problem quickly,assuaged my symptoms and my malady is now passed.
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  • AvMed
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
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    Choice Care PPO
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  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Hospitals where Dr. Parikh has admitting privileges

Emory Johns Creek Hospital
6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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