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Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Bhat

Dr. Sanjay Bhat, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of Mumbai in 1985 and specializes in gastroenterology, gastrointestinal oncology, and more.


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Dr. Bhat's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bhat treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bhat treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bhat treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bhat treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bhat treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bhat treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bhat's conditions and procedures:

  • 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 and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anal Warts
  • Anemia
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Active Hepatitis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Viral Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • 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
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern I
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern II
  • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern III
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Infections
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • 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 Biopsy
  • 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
  • Medical Management of Acid Reflux
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Opening of Bile Ducts
  • Pancolitis
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parasitic Infection
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polyp of Gallbladder
  • Polypectomy
  • 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
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Skin Cancer
  • Snare Polypectomy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tube Feeding
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

About Me

As a gastroenterologist I believe in the utmost care with the utmost compassion

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Konkani
  • Marathi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Bhat's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bhat

4.6

Based on 101 reviews

5 Stars
87.12871287128714%
(88)
4 Stars
3.9603960396039604%
(4)
3 Stars
0.9900990099009901%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
7.920792079207921%
(8)

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I visited this office in April 2018 for a first visit of this physician. The office was busy, staff not very pleasant. I didn't have a need to return to the office as the initial visit (consultation) was informative. October 2018 I received a collection bill for $275 Surprised by this I called...Read More
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I absolutely love Dr Bhat! He is very thorough. I was having many issues and he was able to get me feeling better. The office staff is so friendly as well. I have never had a long wait either. I highly recommend Dr Bhat.
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Dr. Bhat is a caring doctor would recommend him to my friends
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First class from Jodie in his office to Dr. Bhat. Very professional doctor easy to talk to and explained everything. Dr. Bhat called with my results which I thought was awesome. Took time from his busy day to call. Would definitely recommend Dr. Bhat.
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Not an easy situation to talk about. Dr. Bhat very easy to talk to. I was so relieved. Rather scared to see a doctor at first
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