Nimisha K. Parekh, FACG, AGAF

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Clinical Professor
School of Medicine
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
Fellowship Program Director
M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine
Phone: (714) 456-7479
Fax: (714) 456-7753
University of California, Irvine
101 The City Dr S
Building 22C
Mail Code: 4092
Orange, CA 92686
Academic Distinctions
2019 Best Doctors of America, Best Doctors, Inc.
2019 Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association
2019 Top Doctors, Orange County Medical Association
Flores S, Parekh NK. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Toxic Megacolon. Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby’s Critical Care. 5th Edition. Edited by Gabrielli A, Layon AJ, and Mihae Y.
Wang P, Hu J, Ghadermarzi S, Raza A, O'Connell D, Xiao A, Ayyaz F, Zhi M, Zhang Y, Parekh NK, Lazarev M, Parian A, Brant SR, Bedine M, Truta B, Hu P, Banerjee R, Hutfless SM.Smoking and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Comparison of China, India, and the USA.Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Quan KA, Yim J, Merrill D, Khusbu U, Madey K, Dickey L, Dangodara AA, Rudkin SE, O'Brien M, Thompson D, Parekh N, Albers CG, Wilson WC, Thrupp L, Bittencourt CE, Huang SS, Gohil SK. Reductions in Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Rates Using Real-Time Automated Clinical Criteria Verification to Enforce Appropriate Testing. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 May;39(5):625-627. Epub 2018 Mar 19.
Kothari MM, Nguyen DL, Parekh NK Strategies for overcoming anti-tumor necrosis factor drug antibodies in inflammatory bowel disease: Case series and review of literature..World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Aug 6;8(3):155-161.
Parekh NK, Shamita Shah, Kristin McMaster, Alissa Speziale, Laura Yun, Douglas L. Nguyen, Gil Melmed, Sunanda Kane Effects of caregiver burden on quality of life and coping strategies utilized by caregivers of adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease Ann Gastroenterol. 2017; 30(1): 89–95.
Deen W, Jong A, Parekh NK, Muyshondt Y, Kane E, et al Validation of the mobile Health Index (mHI) for remote monitoring of IBD Disease Activity. . Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Dec; 14 (12): 1742-1750.
Lee C, Flores S, Siaghani PJ, Parekh NK, Mills S, Isolated Appendiceal Crohn’s Disease. Am Medical Student Research Journal Spring 2015
Nguyen DL, Parekh NK, Samarasena J, Bechtold M, Lee J, Chang K. Endomicroscopy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Annals of Gastroenterology.2015 Jul- Sep; 28 (3): 331-36
Nguyen DL, Flores S, Sassi K, Bechtold ML, Nguyen ET, Parekh NK. Optimizing the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor in the management of patients with Crohn’s disease. Therapeutic Adv Chronic Dis. 2015 May: 6(3): 147-54
Parekh NK, McMaster K, Nguyen DL, Shah S, Speziale A, Miller J, Melmed GY. A Study of Coping Strategies Used by Adult Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Southern Medical Journal 2015 Jun;108 (6):337-42.
Nguyen, D, Parekh NK, Bechtold ML, Jamal M. National Trends and In-Hospital Outcomes of Adult Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition Support. JPEN J Parenteral Enteral Nutr. Online 31 March 2014.
Melmed GY, Pandak WM, Casey K, Abraham BP, Valentine J, Schwartz DA, Awais D, Bassan I, Lichtiger S, Hanauer S, Richards R, Oikonomou I, Parekh NK, Targan S, Johnson K, Hariri R, Fischkoff SA. Human Placenta Derived Cells (PDA-001) for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Crohn’s Disease: Results of a Phase 1b/2a Study. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2015 Aug; 21 (8) 1809-16.
Nguyen D, Rasheed S, Parekh NK Internet use in the management and education of patients with inflammatory bowel disease: The physician perspective. South Med J. 2014 May;107(5):320-3
Reddy S, Hamerski CM, Gavankar SS, Singson ZJ, Deshmukh-Rane S, Carmichael JC, Wu ML, Lawry GV, Lee RG, Albers GC, Parekh NK. Sporadic Visceral Myopathy: Full Thickness Rectal Biopsy to Clinch the Diagnosis. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research. 2012 August 21; 1(8): 161-64.
Brock B, Buchberg B, Parekh NK, Mills S. Case of intestinal tuberculosis mimicking Crohn’s disease. Am J Case Rep, 2012; 13: 58-61.
Mcmaster K, Parekh NK. Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Support Group. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2012 Nov-Dec;35(6):383-90
Parekh NK, Hynan LS, DeLemos J, Lee WM. Elevated Troponin I Levels in Acute Liver Failure: Is Myocardial injury an integral part of acute liver failure? Hepatology. 2007 Jun; 45(6): 1489-95.
Parekh NK, Kane SV. The Pregnant IBD Patient: What every gastroenterologist should consider. Practical Gastroenterology. 2007 Feb; 30 (2).
Jain, M. Parekh NK, Lee WM. Aminotransferase Elevation in HIV/HBV Co-Infected Patients Treated with Two Active HBV Drugs. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2006 Dec; 20(12): 817-22.
Rubin, DT and Parekh NK. Colorectal Cancer in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Molecular and Clinical Considerations. Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology. 2006, June. 9 (3): 211-220.
Naidech, A, Parekh NK, Kahn, M. Superstitions in House Officers. Resident and Staff Physician. March 2004.
Beech DJ, Parekh NK, Pang Y. Insulin-like growth factor-I receptor antagonism results in increased cytotoxicity of breast cancer cells to Doxorubicin and Taxol. Oncology Reports. 8(2): 325-9, 2001 March-April.
Parekh NK. Care of the Patient with an Ostomy. Pocket Guide to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 2nd Edition. Edited by Dubinsky M and Friedman S. 2011.
Parekh NK, Hanauer SB. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Toxic Megacolon. Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby’s Critical Care. 4th Edition. Edited by Gabrielli A, Layon AJ, and Mihae Y. 2008
Tripathi P, Parekh NK, Nguyen DL. Routine Vaccinations in setting of immunosuppressive therapies for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Accepted 3/27/2017 for Vaccinations—Nova Publishers
Douglas L. Nguyen, Sarah Flores, Kareem Sassi, Matthew L. Bechtold, Emily T. Nguyen, Nimisha K. Parekh Optimizing the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor in the management of patients with Crohn’s disease Ther Adv Chronic Dis. 2015 May; 6(3): 147–154
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