Andrew Nik, M.D., is board certified in both neurology and vascular neruology
and stroke with fellowship training in stroke and vascular neurology.
Dr. Nik was born in Irving, Texas and grew up in Dallas. He graduated Summa
Cum Laude from the University of Dallas, where he was also a member of
the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He obtained his doctor of medicine degree
from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he was
awarded with the medical student prize for excellence in neurology.
Then Dr. Nik completed his residency and stroke fellowship at the UT Southwestern
Medical Center at Dallas, where he was a neurology chief resident. During
residency, he received numerous awards, including a teaching award. He
was also elected to membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
"Neurologic illnesses can be challenging, but we are discovering new
treatments every day," Dr. Nik says,
"and my goal is to provide compassionate care to each patient using
the best treatment options for each one."
After completion of his training, he moved to California. There Dr. Nik
served as a neurohospitalist for John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in
Indio and Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, where he was
involved in resident teaching as well as community outreach including
appearing on the local NBC affiliate and lecturing at the Mizell Senior
Center. Since December 2015, he has joined the Mission Heritage Medical
Group, where he continues to provide compassionate care to those with
Dr. Nik is also active in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society amongst
other associations including the American Academy of Neurology, the American
Heart Association, and the American Medical Association.