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Severe Weather Alert Update: 12:40 pm, Dec. 9, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics, including Urgent Care locations, will be closed Monday, Dec. 10.

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    Thomas Pranikoff, MD

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    Thomas Pranikoff, MD

    Thomas Pranikoff, MD

    Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

    Pediatrics

    Physician Rating

    4.9 out of 5

    18 Ratings
    contactCONTACT & REFERRAL

    Contact Information

    • New Patient Appointments:

      336-716-WAKE

    • Returning Patient Appointments:

      336-716-7799

    • Fax: 336-716-9758

    • E-mail:

      tpraniko@wakehealth.edu

    • NPI: 1144206749

    Clinical Interests

    • ECMO, Neonatal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Critical Care

    Education & Training

    • BS

      1984 - Tufts University

    • MD

      1988 - Tufts University School of Medicine

    • Residency

      1993 - Surgery: Henry Ford Hospital

    • Fellowship

      1994 - Extracorporeal Life Support: University Michigan Affiliated Hospitals

    • Fellowship

      1995 - Surgical Critical Care: University Michigan Affiliated Hospitals

    • Fellowship

      1997 - Pediatric Surgery: Children's Hospital

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery

    • American Board of Surgery Surgery

    • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

    contactRESEARCH

    Research Contact Information

    Research Interests

    • Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Hospitals, Pediatric, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Foreign Bodies

    Recent Publications

    • All-Terrain Vehicle Injury in Children and Youth: Examining Current Knowledge and Future Needs..
      Doud AN, Moro R, Wallace SG, Smith MD, McCall M, Veach LJ, Pranikoff T. J Emerg Med. 2017 Aug; 53(2):222-231.
    • Experimental testicular tissue banking to generate spermatogenesis in the future: A multidisciplinary team approach..
      Sadri-Ardekani H, McLean TW, Kogan S, Sirintrapun J, Crowell K, Yousif MQ, Hodges SJ, Petty J, Pranikoff T, Sieren L, Zeller K, Atala A. Methods. 2016 Apr; 99:120-7.
    • Total body surface area overestimation at referring institutions in children transferred to a burn center..
      Swords DS, Hadley ED, Swett KR, Pranikoff T. Am Surg. 2015 Jan; 81(1):56-63.
    • Management of venous bullet embolus in a child..
      Doud AN, Hines MH, Pranikoff T. Am Surg. 2014 Sep; 80(9):832-3.
    • Venovenous extracorporeal life support improves survival in adult trauma patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: a multicenter retrospective cohort study..
      Guirand DM, Okoye OT, Schmidt BS, Mansfield NJ, Aden JK, Martin RS, Cestero RF, Hines MH, Pranikoff T, Inaba K, Cannon JW. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 May; 76(5):1275-81.
    • Comparing the cost and outcomes of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy for perforated appendicitis in children..
      Groves LB, Ladd MR, Gallaher JR, Swanson J, Becher RD, Pranikoff T, Neff LP. Am Surg. 2013 Sep; 79(9):861-4.
    • Delays in treatment of pediatric appendicitis: a more accurate variable for measuring pediatric healthcare inequalities?.
      Ladd MR, Pajewski NM, Becher RD, Swanson JM, Gallaher JR, Pranikoff T, Neff LP. Am Surg. 2013 Sep; 79(9):875-81.
    • Disk battery ingestion: case series with assessment of clinical and financial impact of a preventable disease..
      Panella NJ, Kirse DJ, Pranikoff T, Evans AK. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Feb; 29(2):165-9.
    • Computerized tomography in the workup of pediatric appendicitis: why are children scanned?.
      Ladd MR, Neff LP, Becher RD, Gallaher JR, Pranikoff T. Am Surg. 2012 Jun; 78(6):716-21.
    • Computerized tomography utilization in children with appendicitis-differences in referring and children's hospitals..
      Neff LP, Ladd MR, Becher RD, Jordanhazy RA, Gallaher JR, Pranikoff T. Am Surg. 2011 Aug; 77(8):1061-5.

    All Publications

    For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

    For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

    contactPHYSICIAN RATINGS

    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
    4.9
    CP efforts to include in decisions
    4.9
    CP explanations of prob/condition
    4.9
    CP spoke using clear language
    4.9
    Friendliness/courtesy of CP
    4.9
    Likelihood of recommending CP
    4.9
    Patients' confidence in CP
    5.0
    Time CP spent with patient
    4.9
    Wait time at clinic
    4.3
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    We're sorry, Dr. Pranikoff is not currently accepting new patients. If you are an existing patient, you may contact the office directly at 336-716-7799.

    • Find a Pediatric Specialist
    • New Patient Appointments

      Locally

      336-716-WAKE

      Toll-free

      888-716-WAKE

    • Additional Information

      For returning patient appointments, contact the clinic directly.