Dr. Ahmed Dahshan, MD

Dr. Ahmed Dahshan, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ahmed Dahshan, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in S Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Kuwait University / Faculty of Medicine/ Health Science Center in 1986 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and gastroenterology. He speaks Arabic.Read his story

428 Division St # 3A

S Charleston, WV 25309

Contact Information

(304) 400-4626

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 8 More

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Dahshan's bio

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Care Philosophy

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  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Encopresis
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern I
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern II
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Food Allergy
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Halitosis
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
  • Hematemesis
  • Idiopathic Gastroparesis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Polyps
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wilson's Disease


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  • Breath Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteral Access and Management
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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.


  • Kuwait University / Faculty of Medicine/ Health Science Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Kuwait University / Faculty of Medicine/ Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Childrens Hospital Of Michigan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan/DMC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan/DMC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dahshan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dahshan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dahshan to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dahshan's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Dahshan Says:

Thanks to all my patients and their wonderful families kind feedback, I have received the "Patients Choice Award", "Most Compassionate Doctor" and  Castle Connolly America's "Top Doctor" recognition for seven years in a row as published  in the US News and World Report. 

I am honored to serve you and hope to always exceed your expectations.

Patient Comments (8)

Lewisburg, WV |
I'm extremely unhappy w the experience I had at Dr Dahshan's office. 1st visit there & no one in the office would listen to what we said. The 2 nurses talked to each when I tried to explain how my daughter was feeling. Dr Dahshan came in and spent about 10 minutes with us - not listening to...more
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Charleston, WV |
I believe that Dr. Dahshan provides the best care to all his patients. His bedside manners are terrific and he explaines everything very well. I love his attention to details and that he provided photos and explanations of his endoscopy procedure to his patients family.
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Charleston, AR |
I like Dr. Dahshan's thorough and caring approach to every aspect of my daughter's health. He is a fantastic doctor!
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in Charleston, WV |
Very caring and sincere. I highly recommend!
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in Charleston, wv |
helped my daughter tremendously ! thanks so much!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dahshan accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
  • CareSource
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    Texas Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dahshan has admitting privileges

CAMC Women and Children's Hospital
800 Pennsylvania Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
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Thomas Memorial Hospital
4605 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV 25309
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