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Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 47

Dr. Nikrooz

Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(828) 328-3300

Dr. Nikrooz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Healthgram
Humana
Tricare
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
One Health
Pyramid Life
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nikrooz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nikrooz treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Nikrooz treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nikrooz treats Abdominal Pain more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Nikrooz treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nikrooz treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Nikrooz treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Nikrooz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Nikrooz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nikrooz

4.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
(11)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Pouneh Nikrooz, MD
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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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