Dr. Amir Nicknam

Dr. Amir Nicknam is a board-certified physician specializing in family practice and is Fellow of American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Dr. Nicknam offers his patients many years of experience and brings a unique perspective to each project combining real world, academic and regulatory experience into one unified package. Prior to relocating to Las Vegas, Dr. Nicknam received his medical degree from the Ross University School of Medicine, completed his residency training at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, and his Master Degree in Public Health from Medical College of Wisconsin. In 2010, Dr. Amir Nicknam founded his practice, Southern Nevada Occupational Health Center, to provide a variety of services and a caring atmosphere for his patients. This office provides expertise and services dedicated to the total health and wellness of the industrial workforce including premployment screening, post-offer physicals and work-related injury care. In addition, Dr. Amir Nicknam is certified to perform disability ratings and independent medical evaluations for Department of Industrial Relations for state of Nevada.

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Research/Publication

  • Occupational Medicine Guide for Primary Care- Occupational Respiratory Disease ACOEM 2019
  • Protein crystallography, University of Toronto 1993

Medical licensure

  • Nevada Medical Licensure

Scholarship and Awards

  • AMA Physician recognition Award, 2006
  • MHMC Dept. Annual Pediatric Resident Award, 2002
  • Canadian CALC Preuniversity scholarship Award, 1990

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine Board Certified

Education

November 2018-April 2019

  • Fellow of American Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • (FACOMEM)

October 2006 – April 2009

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, IL
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)

September 2008-November 2008

  • Desert Springs Hospital Wound Care Clinic, Las Vegas, NV
  • Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

August 2008

  • American Independent Medical Examiner Training
  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME)

February 2004

  • Columbia University
  • Mini Fellowship for management of headache

August 2000 – July 2002

  • Family Practice Residency, Cleveland, OH
  • Metro Health Medical Center (MHMC) Department of Family Medicine
  • Affiliated with Case Western Reserve Medical School

August 1999 – July 2000

  • Family Practice Residency, Chicago, IL
  • Jackson Park Hospital, Affiliated with University of Chicago

September 1994 – July 1999

  • Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, WI
  • Doctor of Medicine., MD

September 1991 – July 1994

  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Bachelor of Human Physiology, BSC

Experience

March 2010 – Present

  • Southern Nevada Family Medicine, Las Vegas, NV
  • CEO, Medical Program Director

March 2011 – Present

  • Southern Nevada Occupational Health Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • CEO, Medical Director

August 2010 – Present

  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner for disability rating

November 2010 – Present

  • Touro Medical School, Las Vegas, NV
  • Clinical Instructor/ Adjunct Faculty

May 2008 – December 2009

  • Urgent Care Centers of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
  • Physician

April 2009 – March 2011

  • Centennial Hills Hospital Occupational Health Center, N. Las Vegas, NV
  • Medical Director

July 2005 – June 2009

  • Concentra Medical Center, Occupational and Urgent care, Las Vegas, NV
  • Medical Director

July 2002 – June 2005

  • Professional Emergency of Southern Ohio, Wilmington, OH
  • Occupational/ Urgent Care Physician

February 2001

  • MHMC, Department of Family Practice, Cleveland, OH
  • Acting Chief Resident, Family Practice Residency

February 2000

  • MHMC, Department of Family Practice, Cleveland, OH
  • Clinical instructor Provide clinical skills instruction to Case Western Reserve University medical students during their Family Medicine rotation (inpatient as well as outpatient).

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING?

Judith Trunell

THEY ARE DOING A GOOD JOB

Jan Janum

A GREAT PLACE FOR YOUR HEALTH NEEDS

Lori Hall

HAVE BEEN A PATIENT FOR 3 YEARS NOW I HAVE FOUND THE STAFF FRIENDLY, AND EFFICIENT.

“They keep you informed if the doctors are running behind. good service

Bruce L.

VERY WILLING TO LISTEN TO MY CONCERN AND
COME UP WITH SOLUTIONS

“Always able to accommodate me on short notice/ very willing to listen to my concerns and come up with solutions/ will recommend to others”

Stephanie M

GREAT DOCTORS AND VERY NICE STAFF

“In my visit, I really liked how staffs treated us, they were very kind and doctors were great”

Michael C.

ALL MA’s WERE PROFESSIONAL

“They treated me very professional. Very fast and responsive

Victoria A

I GOT GREAT SERVICE FROM DR. NICKNAM

“I’m so satisfied with my visit at SNOHC. Dr. Nicknam gave me great service”

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