Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD

Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology.

415 N Center St Ste 300

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 328-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Healthgram
  • 7 More

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

71  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Va Commonwealth University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Va Commonwealth University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Va Commonwealth University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD
Dr Nikrooz is very good. I have had 2 lower scopes in the past year. She is awesome at finding polyps. Glad she is my GI Doc.
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Fran in Hickory, NC – Apr 16, 2017
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