Dr. Nazir Khaja, MD

Dr. Nazir Khaja, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
79 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nazir Khaja, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 57 years. He graduated from Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences in 1961 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Khaja does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Osmania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Khaja has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Khaja has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Khaja does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Khaja and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Khaja's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khaja to family and friends
2.8
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Khaja's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Kansas City, KS |
I am an Military wife and the base sent a referral for me to see Nasir U. Khaja. My first and last visit consisted of a long wait, mishandling of my paperwork, and misdiagnosis. Being alone in a room with this man feeling on my midsection was also a very uncomfortable situation. Months later we...more
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in Torrance, CA |
Has treated me for Crones Disease for over 35 years. Has kept my condition under control. A great doctor
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Khaja accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options
    PacifiCare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Khaja has admitting privileges

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Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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