Dr. Ahmet Gurakar, MD
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Dr. Ahmet Gurakar, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male

John Hopkins Hospital Gastro 720 Rutland Ave Bldg ROSS918, Baltimore, MD 21205 Get Directions
(410) 614-3369

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Dr. Gurakar specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Baltimore, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Istanbul University / Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Bellevue Hosp Mc-Nyu Univ

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Bellevue Hosp Mc-Nyu Univ

    Completed in 1989

    Metro Hosp Mc-Nyu Univ

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor-Sleep Disorders Rsch Ctr

    Completed in 1987

    U Pitts Transpl Inst

    Completed in 1993

    U Tex Med Branch Galveston

    Completed in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gurakar's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Gurakar

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients