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Dr. Rajih Alkhafaji, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Alkhafaji

Dr. Rajih Alkhafaji, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(814) 946-5469

Dr. Alkhafaji accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
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Dr. Alkhafaji's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alkhafaji treats Diarrhea more than 100% of his peers

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

Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alkhafaji treats Esophageal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

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

Stomach Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Dr. Alkhafaji's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • 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
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Testing
  • Gout
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • 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
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rajih Alkhafaji, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

State University Of New York
Fellowship Hospital
Case Wstn Res University
Residency Hospital
Sinai Hospital Detroit
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1986

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alkhafaji's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alkhafaji

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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