Dr. Richard Nickowitz, MD

Dr. Richard Nickowitz, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Richard Nickowitz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

50 Alessandro Pl Ste 410

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nickowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 91% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Constipation
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Nickowitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nickowitz "I joined our gastroenterology practice in 1993 and greatly enjoy my work. I am grateful for the relationships with and the trust placed in me by my patients. I and my partners are committed to the health and well being of our patients. We strive to provide our patients with expert care in the field of gastroenterology and liver disease, whether as an outpatient in our office or at our endoscopy center, or as an inpatient in Huntington Hospital. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nickowitz "I and my partners are committed to providing expert, compassionate and responsive care in the fields of gastroenterology, endoscopy and liver disease."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

76  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nickowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nickowitz's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nickowitz to family and friends
22 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Nickowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Nickowitz Says:
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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.  

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Patient Comments (14)

I have been a patient for any years and it gives me satisfaction to recommend Dr Nichowitz to everyone. Consistently made me feel that no effort would be spared to make my experience comfortable as possible.
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Dr. Nickowitz conducts himself in a professional, but friendly manner. My consultation and surgical procedure went very smoothly. All question(s) and answer(s) were expressed in a confident, but detailed and reassuring manner. I would highly recommend Dr. Nickowitz and his team.
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My first visit was impressive. Excellent staff, there were only a couple of patients in the waiting room and I was taken to exam room before I could finish the paper work! Dr. Nickowitz came in, introduced himself and I was impressed with his demeanor right away. What impressed me the most ...more
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My experience with Dr. Nicholas has been excellent, and I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs his area of specialty!
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Thank you for taking time to provide a review. We appreciate the 5 star rating. We are happy that you are pleased with the care provided by the doctor and the staff. We look forward to your continued care with our practice. Have a great day!

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If you need to see a Gastroenterologist I recommend Dr. Nickowitz. He is wonderful,professional and caring.
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