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Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD

Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 44


Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.


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(703) 574-0838

Dr. Lakhani accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lakhani's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lakhani treats Constipation more than 100% of his peers

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

Enteritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lakhani treats Enteritis more than 97% of his peers

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lakhani treats Abdominal Pain more than 97% of his peers

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

Dr. Lakhani's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2007
Georgetown University Hospital Department Of Gastroenterology
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Georgetown University Hospital Dept Of Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital
2001
Marshall University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Undergraduate School
2007
2004
2001
1997

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lakhani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lakhani

3.6

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(9)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(5)

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Dr Lakhani is an amazing GI Dr! He is the first of many GI Dr's I've seen who accurately diagnosed my case and identified the correct treatment which has significantly improved my quality of life. He takes his time to listen to all my issues and concerns and addressed them even if they were not...Read More
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I had an egd and he found a growth which he biopsied. He said that it would be 2-3 weeks for the pathology to come back. I waited 3 weeks and called. I was told they didn't have it yet. I called MANY times after that and was still told they didn't have it. When I finally got a copy of the report,...Read More
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Dr. Lakhani has been my gastroenterologist for many years as I am an ulcerative colitis patient. He has been willing to work with me on which medications will work best and been willing to listen to my preferences. He assured me at our first meeting that if he ran into a problem that he was...Read More
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