Dr. Bashar Aqel, MD

Dr. Bashar Aqel, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(9)
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Dr. Bashar Aqel, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 45 years old.

5779 E Mayo Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85054

Contact Information

(480) 515-6296

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Aqel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Varices
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • 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
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • 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

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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 Arizona.

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

  • Mayo Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aqel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aqel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aqel to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Aqel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Carlsbad, CA |
What a kind caring man! He has given us hope after my husband's liver resection for HCC liver cancer at Mayo Minnesota 3 months ago. He took time to explain his research and how it tied into my husband's condition. After giving us great news, he explained to us that his first name means "bearer...more
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in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Aqel is the best doctor I have ever been seen by. He is thorough and speaks to you on a level that is easy to understand. His knowledge of his field is unparalleled, and he never makes one feel rushed. Dr. Aqel and his staff are always available for follow up questions I have never waited more...more
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in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Aqel is the best doctor I have ever been treated by. He is kind, thorough, interested and extremely knowledgeable. He answers all your questions and never rushes you. He is highly respected by patients and staff. I would recommend him without a doubt.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Aqel accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Aqel has admitting privileges

Mayo Clinic Hospital
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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