Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 64
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Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MD
Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Bethesda, MD. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Bakhshi is affiliated with Suburban Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital.

9406 Old Georgetown Rd

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 530-5142

Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MD

Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Indigestion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Combined Immunity Deficiency
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Ileus
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • All India Institute Of Med Sciences New Delhi Delhi India
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • National Institute Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bakhshi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bakhshi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bakhshi to family and friends
3.8
based on 30 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Bakhshi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in annandale, VA |
As a PhD scientist, I found Dr. Bakhshi to be very knowledgable about my condition and to apply the latest treatment. He was easy to talk to and responsive to my questions.
in Gaithersburg, MD |
I would trust this doctor with my life and my friends and family also he has been my top doc for many years and i keep on sending all the people i know too see him thank you for all your years of service
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bakhshi accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bakhshi has admitting privileges

Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
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