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Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Nikunj K. Chokshi, MD
Nikunj K. Chokshi, MD, is a highly-skilled pediatric surgeon. He specializes in surgery for lung abnormalities, inflammatory bowel disease and solid tumors. Dr. Chokshi also has expertise in minimally invasive surgery, which reduces his patients' recovery time, pain and scarring.

Through his research, Dr. Chokshi has investigated surgical diseases that impact infants and children. He is also assessing ways to improve surgical techniques and processes. Dr. Chokshi has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, such as Pediatric Transplantation and Surgery.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Illinois, Chicago


  • Medical College of Wisconsin


  • University of Southern California


  • University of Southern California; Fellowship: St. Louis University

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2011

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English