Dr. Bahman Falakassa, MD

Dr. Bahman Falakassa, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Bahman Falakassa, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1981 and specializes in gastroenterology.

16133 Ventura Blvd

Encino, CA 91436

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
more than 83% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 79% of peers
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

130  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • King Drew Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • King Drew Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • King Drew Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Falakassa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Falakassa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Falakassa to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Falakassa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

all this doctor cares about is money. extremely rude to his patients...stay away
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Darlene T, I had a colonoscopy procedure on 5-10- 16 Dr, didn't give me enough anesthetic injection dose, when I ask him what was going on, he ask some one that was with him to assent in more medication, the person reply that they didn't have any more, so the DR ask him to go the to pharmacy to...more
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I had an endoscope with this Dr... When given the annistetic injection, it did not work. Rather than giving me another dose, or different medication he stated, "hummm your body must be used to taking drugs..." at that point the object used to keep my mouth open had already been inserted so my...more
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