Dr. Howard Kahn, MD

Dr. Howard Kahn, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Howard Kahn, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mechanicsville, VA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in gastroenterology.

8266 Atlee Rd Ste 133

Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Contact Information

(804) 285-8206

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kahn'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kahn "Gastrointestinal Specialists, Inc. is a group of 15 Board Certified Gastroenterologists committed to providing State of the Art, individualized, ethical and compassionate care for our patients. We have more than one hundred and fifty years of combined experience. We treat the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver diseases including gastrointestinal bleeding, biliary tract disease, inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcer disease, GI motility disorders, pancreatic disease, and cancers."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

91  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • College of William and Mary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kahn's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kahn to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Kahn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

In mid-March I had tests Nurse called the next day stating I had colitis, start Endocort, & return end of 3/17. Received no info about colitis from anyone. Thank goodness for the internet! At the appt he was very rushed, was there for 5 min, basically laughed when asked if dietary changes should be...more
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Didn't check for basic tests(X-ray, bacteria, etc.) Staff never returned calls. Took two weeks to get results back which I learned weren't even testing for the symptoms I had. Talked to two separate primary care physicians that said he was inept. Didn't meet for longer than two minutes. Staff never...more
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