Dr. Bashar Aqel, MD

Dr. Bashar Aqel, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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46 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Bashar Aqel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Phoenix, AZ. He specializes in gastroenterology, transplant hepatology, and more.

Mayo Clinic in Arizona

5779 E Mayo Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Aqel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

3  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*

75  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • 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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aqel to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have 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 (4)

I have been with Doctor Aqel for about five years now. He is without question the best doctor I have ever met. I am always impressed by his excellent professional knowledge. More importantly from my perspective as a patient I am assured by his respect for and patience with me, and by his...more
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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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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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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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