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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician with several years of experience practicing in South Florida and has recently moved to Nashville to be closer to family. She grew up in Nashville and had moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for her undergraduate and medical school training. She graduated medical school from Nova Southeastern University with honors at the top of her class and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Westchester General Hospital in Miami, Florida. Her passion to help others achieve optimal health led her to seek additional training in Integrative Medicine.

After residency Dr. Ferdowsi completed a two year academic fellowship in Integrative Medicine at University of Arizona. There she learned about evidence based approaches to achieving optimal health with her patients through positive lifestyle changes including diet, exercise, stress reduction, spirituality and the connection of healthy choices to what is meaningful in people's lives.

She also received additional training through the University of Miami's program in Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine which emphasizes helping people find and treat root causes of their chronic diseases.

Dr. Ferdowsi is passionate about health, and is a lifelong student of fitness and nutrition and enjoys working with patients to help them feel their best and achieve their health goals.

Her husband, Dr. Daniel McGee, is also a physician at Saint Thomas Medical Partners - Nashville with similar training and interests. They enjoy spending time helping take care of patients together at work and at home caring for their young daughter.

Fellowship

Academic Fellowship in Integrative Medicine: University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 2012-2014

Medical School

Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Magna Cum Laude: Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2006-2010
Bachelors of Science in Biology, Magna Cum Laude: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2001-2005

Residency

Family Medicine Resident: Westchester General Hospital, Miami, FL, 2010-2013

Certifications

Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
Tennessee Osteopathic Medical License
Florida Osteopathic Medical License

Awards and Honors

Nova Southeastern University : Psi Sigma Alpha Academic Honors Society
Nova Southeastern University: Alpha Chi Academic Honors Society, Tri-Beta Biological Sciences Honor Society (Secretary 2004, President 2005), Premedical Society (Treasurer 2004, President 2005)