Specialties

Gastroenterology (Board certified since 2014)

Internal Medicine (Board certified since 2011)

At a Glance

  • 2014 Started practicing
  • 4 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 3 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Shahnavaz

Dr. Nikrad Shahnavaz is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine at Emory University. After obtaining is M.D. from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2002, he worked in the United Kingdom for one year as a senior house officer in Medicine. Following that, he moved to the United States where he completed his internal medicine residency and then gastroenterology fellowship at Emory University.

Dr. Shahnavaz is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and is currently a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society.

Clinically, Dr. Shahnavaz sees patients with different gastrointestinal disorders at the Emory Clinic, performs general endoscopic procedures, and has special interests in GI motility disorders and endoscopic bariatric procedures. He actively collaborates with other clinicians in the departments of surgery, gynecology, cardiology, hematology and oncology to provide a better care for patients with complicated medical conditions.

Academically, Dr. Shahnavaz has published multiple scientific articles and abstracts, co-authored a book on gastroenterology, presented in several national and international conferences, and been actively involved in the education of medical students, internal medicine residents and gastroenterology fellows.

My Clinical Interests

  • achalasia
  • colon cancer
  • colonoscopy
  • dysphagia
  • endoscopic weight loss procedures (Orbera and ReShape balloons)
  • endoscopy
  • esophagus
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastroesophageal reflux
  • gastrointestinal motility
  • general gastroenterology
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • small bowel endoscopy

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2002

INTERNSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2011

RESIDENCY

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2011

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2014

Languages spoken

  • Farsi

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic at Saint Joseph's

5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Ste 500
Atlanta, GA 30342
  • 404-778-3184
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2

Ambulatory Surgery Center

4555 N Shallowford Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338
  • 404-778-3184
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3 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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4

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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5

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Ratings & Reviews

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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2002

INTERNSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2011

RESIDENCY

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2011

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2014

Languages spoken

  • Farsi