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October 8th, 2019

Methodist Hospitals welcomes new physicians to Methodist Physician Group

Courtesy of The Gary 411 • Oct 8, 2019

Contributed By:The 411 News
Dr. Mustafa Nakawa, Board Certified, Family Medicine
Dr. Pouya Alijanipour. Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Dr. Anekal Sreeram, Otolarynlogogy

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of three new physicians to their Methodist Physician Group Network.

Dr. Pouya Alijanipour’s, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, areas of expertise include Degenerative Cervical Disease and Lumber Disorders, Thoracic Spine Disorders, Adult Spine Surgery, Pediatric Spinal Deformity,

Minimally Invasive Spinal Procedures, and Spinal Trauma and Tumors.

Dr. Alijanipour received his Resident/Fellow Award from Eastern Orthopedic Association, received the Sigma Xi Research Award from Jefferson School of Medicine, and a scholarship from the Spanish Society of Orthopedic Surgery.

His practice is located at the Orthopedic and Spine Center at 101 E. 87th Avenue, Pavilion A in Merrillville; phone number is 219-738-6670.

Dr. Mustafa Nakawa is a Board Certified physician in Family Medicine. His areas of expertise include Preventive and Wellness Care, Mental Wellbeing, Chronic Disease Management, Women’s Health and Office-based Procedures.

Dr. Nakawa’s practice is located at 8777 Broadway, Suite B, in Merrillville; phone number is 219-738-5316.

Dr. Anekal Sreeram is Board Certified in Otolaryngology (ENT) and is former co-Chief of Surgery at Methodist Hospitals. His areas of expertise include Upper Endoscopy, Head and Neck Cancers, Ear and Hearing Issues, Otolaryngology Allergies and Nasal and Sinus Disease.

Dr. Sreeram’s office is located at 255 E. 90th. Drive, Suite W1, Merrillville; phone number is 219-795-1309.

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