Pouyan Nick Changizzadeh, MD - ECHO Associates

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Pouyan Nick Changizzadeh, MD

Dr. Changizzadeh completed his undergraduate training at the University of California in Santa Cruz, CA where he majored in molecular, cell, and developmental biology. He went on to complete two post-baccalaureate programs, one in microbiology and one in physiology.

He attended the Ross University School of Medicine in the West Indies and then returned to the United States to complete an Internal Medicine Residency at United Health Services at the Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, NY. In 2019, he completed his Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, RI.

Dr. Changizzadeh has presented on a wide range of oncology topics and is published on the topic of combined checkpoint inhibitor therapy causing diabetic ketoacidosis in metastatic melanoma.

He joined Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology Associates in the summer of 2019.


Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth Dominica, West Indies

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency at United Health Services, Wilson Medical Center, Johnson City, NY

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI

Other: Post-baccalaureate Program in Microbiology (2007), San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Post-baccalaureate Program in Physiology (2009), San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Other Certifications:

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration
  • Ultrasound-guided Internal Jugular CVC  
  • Ultrasound-guided Femoral CVC
  • Ultrasound-guided Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound-guided Paracentesis
  • Proficiency in Endotracheal Intubations
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Skin Biopsy
  • ACLS/BLS Certification