Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

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Age 40
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gajjar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Gajjar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gajjar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gajjar's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gajjar to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Gajjar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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