Dr. Katherine Khalifeh, MD

Dr. Katherine Khalifeh, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Katherine Khalifeh, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read her story

2710 Prosperity Ave Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Anal Fistula
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Khalifeh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Khalifeh "I chose a second career in surgery after working as an ICU nurse for 10 years. My experience has brought me to have a unique perspective and attitude toward often sensitive, worrisome and uncomfortable health concerns."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Khalifeh "Fairfax Colon and Rectal Surgery' Where the health concerns no one talks about are expertly resolved '"

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khalifeh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khalifeh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Khalifeh

4.8

Based on 19 reviews

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Very professional as well as really being a down to earth physician. She really cares about her patients. She discussed everything that would happen. Absolutely one of the best physicians I’ve ever had the pleasure of dealing with!
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Cheryl in Fredericksburg , VA – Jul 27, 2018
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Dr. Khalifeh is amazing! She is on point and leaves no stone unturned! She will answer any question you have in layman's terms. She will answer your questions even before you get a chance to ask them. Dr. Khalifeh you truly are the very best!
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James Gantt in WOODBRIDGE, VA – Jul 05, 2018
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I’ve been to many drs who just don’t seem to care any more. Dr Khalifeh has been amazing and continues to have the best team around her. Thank you again.
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Brett B in VA – May 25, 2018
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Dr. Khalifeh was very nice, made me feel comfortable during the examination. She took her time explaining my condition and made recommendations for natural remedies followed by medications.
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B.A. in Vienna, VA – Apr 24, 2018
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Definitely would recommend to family and friends. Dr. Khalifeh has been wonderful since my colonoscopy and doesn’t hesitate to explain thoroughly any questions or concerns I have had.
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Linda Fellows in Fairfax Virginia – Apr 19, 2018
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