Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS

GastroenterologyMaleAge 68

Dr. Bakhshi
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Bakhshi & Gupta Mds

9406 Old Georgetown Rd Bethesda, MD 20814

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Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bethesda, MD and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bakhshi has more experience with Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from All India Inst Med Scis medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities Holy Cross Hospital and Suburban Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bakhshi to book an appointment.

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Dr. Bakhshi is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for gastroenterology.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bakhshi

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bakhshi treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bakhshi treats other conditions, please contact the office at (301) 530-5142.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

Dr. Bakhshi is experienced in the area of Pancreatic Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Pancreatitis
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Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Bakhshi is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Nausea
Dysphagia
Indigestion
Heartburn
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High
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Very High
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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Bakhshi is experienced in the area of Gastrointestinal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
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Dr. Bakhshi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Gout
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Pain
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Pinworm
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vasculitis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Bakhshi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bakhshi

3.7

Based on 31 ratings

5 Stars
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Takes several calls to get a call back. Dr Bahski isn’t attentive. He rushes every appointment and doesn’t ask if you have questions. Wouldn’t recommend.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
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karen gray in annandale, VA – Mar 14, 2017
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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
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Aaron Blake in Gaithersburg, MD – May 04, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bethesda, MD and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bakhshi has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1983
Natl Inst Hlth
Fellowship Hospital
1981
U Calif
Residency Hospital
1979
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
1976
All India Inst Med Scis
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS's top areas of care?

Dr. Bakhshi frequently treats Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Bakhshi specializes.

Where is Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS's office located?

Dr. Bakhshi's office is located at 9406 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ajay Bakhshi, MB BS speak?

Dr. Bakhshi speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Bakhshi & Gupta Mds

Bethesda Hospitalist Partners LLC9406 Old Georgetown Rd Bethesda, MD 20814
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bakhshi is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Holy Cross Hospital

Silver Spring, MD

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)