Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD

Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Mumbai in 1985 and specializes in gastroenterology, gastrointestinal oncology, and more.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
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
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"

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

196  Conditions Treated


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35  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cancer Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • 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.


  • 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
91 total reviews (33 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (91)

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Dr. Bhat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (33)

Dr. Bhat is thorough and he explains everything really well. He also returns calls promptly. I am HIGHLY Satisfied with Dr. Bhat! Wait time is minimal. He ALWAYS has a nurse in the office with him at every visit. I HIGHLY Recommend Dr. Bhat!
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Dr. Bhat is a fantastic doctor! Our family OB doctor is right next door to him in the St. Anthony's Medical Center office building, and he referred me. Dr. Bhat took plenty of time examining me, checking my symptoms, and developing a treatment plan that has really helped me! Dr. Bhat also performed...more
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Dr. Bhat was knowledgeable and easy to work with. He identified my ailment and treated it efficiently. I enjoyed going to his office. The staff was kind, courteous and polite. Would recommend.
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I wish I had the words to describe this Doctor...I’ll do my best. I’d like to start about fifteen years back. My mom was taking a medication that could cause intestinal ulce,.bleeding. Come to find out while she was in the hospital that very thing was happening. Dr. Bhat was in the room. She...more
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I've had Crohn's since 1995 and have seen a lot of different doctors in that time. Dr. Bhat and his team are the only ones that really helped me understand it and make me feel more comfortable. Dr. Bhat listens to all my concerns and helps put my mind at ease with all the questions I always have....more
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