Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh, MD

Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
36 y/o
14 reviews

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

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Dr. Babac Vahabzadeh enrolled in the 6-year combined BA/MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. After completing the...Read more

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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
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (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 says...

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.

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 experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

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
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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
  • 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 Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • 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
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vomiting Disorders


  • Medical School
    University of Missouri / Kansas City Campus

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Barnes - Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes - Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Kansas Medical Center

    Completed in 2011

    Vanderbilt University Med Ctr

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Missouri / Kansas City Campus

    Graduated in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

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