Zana Nikolla, M.D.

Dr. Zana Nikolla is board certified in Internal Medicine. She studied Medicine at the University of Tirana, Albania and finished a fellowship in Gastroenterology, practicing gastroenterology in Albania before moving to the United States.

Dr. Nikolla completed the Internal Medicine Residency at Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY and was chosen to serve as Chief Resident. Following her residency, she completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Bridgeport Hospital, Yale New Haven School of Medicine. During her fellowship, Dr. Nikolla presented at several gastroenterology meetings and has published in prestigious journals.

Dr. Nikolla has a special interest in GI Motility which led her to pursue further training in the field. She was granted a Motility fellowship from the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society, which she successfully completed at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Nikolla is interested in general gastroenterology and specifically in motility disorders of the esophagus and the gut. She strives to offer excellent care to her patients focusing on their well-being and creating wonderful relationships with them. Dr. Nikolla is fluent in several languages including Albanian, Italian and Spanish which helps her communicating directly to her patients.

Areas of Expertise

General Gastroenterology

Upper and Lower endoscopy

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Motility disorders of the esophagus including pH monitoring

Anorectal manometry

Hospital Affiliations

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
241 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Professional Medical Societies

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterology Association

American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society

Bridgeview Endoscopy

Bridgeview Endoscopy is an outpatient, endoscopic facility specializing in the screening and the treatment of various digestive problems.
Our board certified gastroenterologists provide compassionate, high quality care in a private, relaxed setting.






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PoughkeepsieNY 12601

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