Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh, MD

Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh, MD

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36 y/o
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Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Lone Tree, CO. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Read his story

South Denver Gastroenterology

10103 Ridgegate Pkwy Ste 312B

Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Abdominal Disorders
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more than 95% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Vahabzadeh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vahabzadeh "Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh enrolled in the 6-year combined BA/MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. After completing the program, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he completed his internal medicine residency at Barnes-Jewish hospital/Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Vahabzadeh then proceeded to obtain specialty training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. He also received an additional year of advanced endoscopic training including treatment of pancreatico-biliary disease as well as Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. As a result, Dr. Vahabzadeh's special interest is in the treatment of diseases involving the pancreas, biliary system as well as Barrett's esophagus but is passionate about general gastroenterology and endoscopy."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Kansas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vahabzadeh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Swedish Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Vahabzadeh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vahabzadeh to family and friends
3.3
based on 14 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Vahabzadeh Says:

I believe feedback from patients is essential to understand how myself, and my practice, are meeting the needs of patients. We strive to continually improve, and maximize patient experience for patients treated at South Denver Gastroenterology.

Dr. Vahabzadeh'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Littleton |
Very friendly. Listens to patients.
in Aurora, CO |
Dr. V. is one of the best doctors I have had. He is understanding, takes the time to really understand what is going on, is sincerely concerned with whatever ailment is happening, and does a great job of getting the situation under control and corrected. Dr. V had a great sense of humour and that means a lot to me. With the illness I have, I need to have a sense of humour....and he is there right with me! :-) The only reason I am leaving Dr. V. is because I am moving out of state.
in Parker, CO |
I have been seeing Dr. Vahabzedeh for two years for the diagnosis and treatment of microscopic colitis. He was very thorough throughout the diagnostic process and has been keen to find an excellent treatment plan. He's always prompt during appointments and takes my concerns into consideration.
Littleton, CO |
It is very important to eel that your Dr. is actually listening to the specific problems you are having. Dr. Vahabzadeh has been treating me for over a year and I have never felt rushed when talking with him and have total confidence in him. He is engaged with you in trying to find answers, not just easy solutions! I highly recommend him!
in Lone Tree, Co. |
I have seen Dr. Vahabzadeh for four years for treatment of asymptomatic Crohn's Disease. This has included three colonoscopies and many office visits. My case is unusual, and Dr. V has been extremely informative and thorough. His recommendations always come after much consideration, including discussions with colleagues, and he explains my situation to me in terms I can understand. Just as important, he listens to my concerns and thoughts too. Ideal patient-doctor relationship.
in Centennial |
The nurse apologized for his rudeness when he did not introduce himself to me before the procedure. I was not given enough anesthesia and I felt sharp pain during my colonoscopy. No one I have EVER spoken to has ever felt any pain during s colonoscopy. I think he is incompetent.
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Dr. Vahabzadeh accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Vahabzadeh has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
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