Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, MD

Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chelmsford, MA. She graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

4 Meeting House Rd Ste 6

Chelmsford, MA 01824

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akerkar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akerkar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Akerkar treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Diarrhea
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Dr. Akerkar treats Diarrhea more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Akerkar treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akerkar treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Akerkar treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Akerkar's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Geetanjali Akerkar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chelmsford, MA. She graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Uc
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Center
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Hospital
Internship Hospital
Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Akerkar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akerkar

4.0

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Akerkar was very friendly, accommodating, and explained everything. She was very gentle as I had it done without sedation. There was very little pain. I do not encourage other people to do so. I do it because I have adverse reactions to sedation. I would not hesitate going back to her.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Akerkar's for 14 years and would absolutely recommend her! She is a very caring and informed doctor! She's always looking for new treatments for my PBC and has kept it under control for longer than the average lifespan. She takes the time to listen and you can tell she...Read More
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i have been a patient of dr akerkar for the past 13 yrs. i couldn't ask for a more caring, and professional doctor. my twin brother pasted away in 2005 with colon cancer,and since then i have been seeing dr akerkar every 2 yrs. her and her staff make the procedures that i need, to prevent cancer,...Read More
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She is thorough with an examination of your problem, spends time answering questions and explains medications needed for you.
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Saved my Life: I had a rare and life threatening medical emergency on September 15th 2017. I'm thankful Dr. Akerkar was on call when I arrived at LGH because she immediately diagnosed my pancreatitis and was instrumental in getting me transferred to MGH where there was a surgical team that had...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO