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Nikunj K. Chokshi, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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.

Practice Location(s)

University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification(s)

General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Medical School

University of Illinois, Chicago


Medical College of Wisconsin


University of Southern California


University of Southern California (Surgical Critical Care)
St. Louis University (Pediatric Surgery)


American Pediatric Surgical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association

Language(s) Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6175

Office Fax

(773) 702-1192

Office Postal Address

Nikunj K. Chokshi, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4062
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Neonatal surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Anorectal malformation
  • Congenital lung abnormalities
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Solid Tumor Surgery

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Chokshi's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.