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Dr. Howard Kahn, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Kahn

Dr. Howard Kahn, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mechanicsville, VA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(804) 285-8206

Dr. Kahn accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Kahn's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kahn treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kahn treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kahn treats Stomach Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kahn treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kahn treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kahn treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kahn's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 combine...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Kahn's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kahn

2.3

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
29.166666666666668%
(7)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
62.5%
(15)

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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...Read 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...Read More
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