Nersi Nikakhtar, MD

Nersi Nikakhtar

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Nersi Nikakhtar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan in 2001 and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin in 2004, where he served as Chief Resident from 2004–2005.

Since 2005, Dr. Nikakhtar has worked as a general internist at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. His clinical responsibilities include primary care clinic and attending on the inpatient teaching service. He also is one of the physician leads for the VA National Transgender and Gender Diverse E-Consultation Group.

Dr. Nikakhtar is the clerkship director for the core Internal Medicine Clerkship. He also serves as the Chair for the Clinical Education Committee. He has been a Faculty Advisor since the program's inception in 2010 and serves as the Lead Faculty Advisor for the program.