Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

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Age 41
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Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Texas-San Antonio Long Medical School and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

301 UNIVERSITY BLVD

Galveston, TX 77555

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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
very high
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
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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 9 years. He graduated from University Of Texas-San Antonio Long Medical School and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

University Of Texas-San Antonio Long Medical School
Medical School
2010
University Of Texas, Houston
Fellowship Hospital
2009
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2005
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2010
2009
2005

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Dr. Gajjar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gajjar

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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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