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Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

55 Ratings
3 Comments

Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.

Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Clinical Specialties

ECMO, Neonatal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Bariatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-7799
Department: 336-716-0546

Email: tpraniko@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Tufts University , 1984
  • M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine , 1988
  • Residency, Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 1993
  • Fellowship, U Michigan Affil Hosps, 1994

NPI Number

  • 1144206749
Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

55 Ratings
3 Comments

Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.

Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0546 | Department: 336-716-0546

Email: tpraniko@wakehealth.edu

Media Medical Expert »

Recent Publications

Guirand DM, Okoye OT, Schmidt BS, Mansfield NJ, Aden JK, Martin RS, Cestero RF, Hines MH, Pranikoff T, Inaba K, Cannon JW. Venovenous extracorporeal life support improves survival in adult trauma patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: a multicenter retrospective cohort study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014;76(5):1275-1281.

Panella NJ, Kirse DJ, Pranikoff T, Evans AK. Disk battery ingestion: case series with assessment of clinical and financial impact of a preventable disease. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013;29(2):165-169.

Woods CW, Ayers K, Turner C, Pranikoff T, Yang Q. A novel nutritional approach to prevent parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis in two premature infants with short bowel syndrome. Infant Child Adolesc Nutr. 2013;5(1):32.

Groves LB, Ladd MR, Gallaher JR, Swanson J, Becher RD, Pranikoff T, Neff LP. Comparing the cost and outcomes of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy for perforated appendicitis in children. Am Surg. 2013;79(9):861-864.

Ladd MR, Pajewski NM, Becher RD, Swanson JM, Gallaher JR, Pranikoff T, Neff LP. Delays in treatment of pediatric appendicitis: a more accurate variable for measuring pediatric healthcare inequalities?. Am Surg. 2013;79(9):875-881.

Ladd MR, Neff LP, Becher RD, Gallaher JR, Pranikoff T. Computerized tomography in the workup of pediatric appendicitis: why are children scanned?. Am Surg. 2012;78(6):716-721.

Shetty AK, Ross GA, Pranikoff T, Gubareva LV, Sechrist C, Guirand DM, Abramson J, Lin J-J. Oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza pneumonia during therapy in a renal transplant recipient. Pediatr Transplant. 2012;16(5):E153-E157.

Fitzgerald CJ, Pranikoff TV, Ross GA, Mou S, Givner LB, Shetty AK. Purpura fulminans caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Am J Emerg Med. 2012;30(6):1013.e1.

Gomez R, Fortunato JE, Petty J, Gomez-Mendez M, Pranikoff T. Cecostomy for fecal disorders in children clinical and manometric predictive factors [abstract]. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012;55(Suppl 1):E38.

Loftis KL, Pranikoff T, Anthony EY, Meredith JW, Martin RS, Stitzel JD. Pediatric occupants, restraint use, and injuries in motor vehicle crashes--biomed 2011. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2011;47():94-99.

Goldman M, Pranikoff T. Biliary disease in children. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011;13(2):193-201.

Neff LP, Ladd MR, Becher RD, Jordanhazy RA, Ryan A, Gallaher JR, Pranikoff T. Computerized tomography utilization in children with appendicitis--differences in referring and children's hospitals. Am Surg. 2011;77(8):1061-1065.

Yang Q, Welch CD, Ayers K, Turner C, Pranikoff T. Early enteral fat supplementation with Microlipid and fish oil in the treatment of two premature infants with short bowel. Neonatology. 2010;98(4):348-353.

Neff L, Kirse D, Pranikoff T. An unusual presentation of a fourth pharyngeal arch (branchial cleft) sinus. J Pediatr Surg. 2009;44(3):626-629.

Lin S-S, Pranikoff T, Smith SF, Brandt ME, Gilbert K, Palavecino EL, Shetty AK. Central venous catheter infection associated with Pseudozyma aphidis in a child with short gut syndrome. J Med Microbiol. 2008;57(Pt 4):516-518.

Li HC, Roux JJ, Pranikoff T, Kilpatrick SE, Cappellari JO. Deep juvenile xanthogranuloma presenting as a chest wall mass: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2008;52(5):607-611.

Stitzel JD, Kilgo PD, Danelson KA, Geer CP, Pranikoff T, Meredith JW. Age thresholds for increased mortality of three predominant crash induced head injuries. Ann Adv Automot Med. 2008;52():235-244.

McLean TW, Farber RS, Lewis ZT, Wofford MM, Pettenati MJ, Pranikoff T, Chauvenet AR. Diagnosis of Burkitt lymphoma in pediatric patients by thoracentesis. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2007;49(1):90-92.

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Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Clinical Specialties

ECMO, Neonatal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Bariatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.

Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.

Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.55 Ratings
3 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
3.6



Patient Comments

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6/2/2014

Best caring doctor ever!!!

5/22/2014

Everyone was wonderful.

4/21/2014

Dr is extremely competent, we trust him completely but always appreciate more information about "why" (causes).

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