Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

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Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 2004 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

301 UNIVERSITY BLVD

Galveston, TX 77555

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gajjar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gajjar treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gajjar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gajjar performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gajjar performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gajjar treats Colorectal Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Gajjar treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Gajjar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 2004 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2010
    University Of Texas, Houston
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2009
    University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2005
    University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School
    2004

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4.2

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I love Dr. Gajjar. He is has a great bedside manner and always a smile on his face. He spends time with me and makes me feel like I am more than a number.
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Nice Doctor, but wasted my time. Treated me several times in the office, but unfortunately was a "no show" in the ER when I really needed his skills. After a 10 hour wait, I ended up in surgery with a doctor I never met. Nice. Haven't been back.
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  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO