Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD

Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(85)
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Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read his story

10004 Kennerly Rd Ste 392B

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 729-1717

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Abdominal Pain
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more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 99% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Bhat's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bhat "I am an independent, solo Board Certified Gastroenterologist in Private Practice, Saint Louis, Missouri. I completed my medical school from University of Mumbai in India, Internal Medicine residency from Columbia University affiliated Harlem Hospital, New York and Harvard University affiliated Salem Hospital, Massachusetts. I did a Gastroenterology Research fellowship at National Institutes of Health, Maryland and a Gastroenterology Clinical fellowship at Saint Louis University, Missouri. I have lectured locally and nationally on many common and uncommon gastroenterology conditions like GERD, IBS, IBD, GI bleeding, Celiac Sprue and Cornelia De Lange syndrome. I am a member of the American Gastroenterology Association. I look forward to providing the best Gastroenterology care to you in my practice."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bhat "As a gastroenterologist I believe in the utmost care with the utmost compassion"
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nutrition
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Seizure
  • Abdominal Tumor
  • Acute Abdominal Syndrome
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anal Warts
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Active Hepatitis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Viral Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Duodenal Disorders
  • Duodenal Polyp
  • Duodenal Stenosis
  • Duodenal Tumor
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern I
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern II
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern III
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Infections
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Indigestion
  • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Parasite
  • Intestinal Polyp
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Abscess
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Enlargement
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Liver Tumor
  • Liver Vein Outflow Obstruction
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malnutrition
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Pancolitis
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parasitic Infection
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polyp of Gallbladder
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rapid Gastric Emptying
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Rectosigmoid Neoplasm
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Medical Management of Acid Reflux
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Opening of Bile Ducts
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Snare Polypectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tube Feeding
  • Virtual Colonoscopy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of Mumbai/King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Mumbai
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • North Shore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Salem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Konkani
  • Marathi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhat to family and friends
4.6
based on 85 total reviews (28 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (85)

  • 5
    (73)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Bhat's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Bhat Says:

Thank you for your comments.  I appreciate it.  The best compliment our practice can get from you is through referrals!


Patient Comments (28)

I would highly recommend Dr..Bhat.. He can talk professionally as well as down to Earth, for those of who need the extra explanation of what we are experiencing. His staff is well organized and efficient.
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in Union MO |
I have been going to Dr Bhat for years and i would recommend him to anyone who needs a Gastroenterologist.
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in IL |
Dr. Bhat is incredible! I found him on this website switching from another GI who I didn't have success with. He is very thorough with his explainations of the disease, his diagnostic procedures and why he does them and his treatment system. He is very aware of all the newest information on...more
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Evansville |
I had my gallbladder taken out 4 years ago, and was going to a different GI doctor and was given medicine to help with the abdominal pain and all I was ever told is to eat more fiber. Finally, I went to Dr. Bhat and I am so glad I did. I can now go out to eat and not worry, I can have a few...more
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Columbia, IL |
Dr Bhat and his staff are great to work with. He is very knowledgeable.
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Dr. Bhat accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Blue Preferred Select
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
    Platinum PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Bhat has admitting privileges

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 N Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63131
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SSM Health St. Clare Hospital
1015 Bowles Ave
Fenton, MO 63026
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St. Anthony's Medical Center
10010 Kennerly Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63128
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Des Peres Hospital
2345 Dougherty Ferry Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122
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