Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD

Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

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1939 Roland Clarke Pl Ste 200

Reston, VA 20191
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Marshall University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Georgetown University Hospital Dept of Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Georgetown University Hospital Department of Gastroenterology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Shilen Lakhani, MD
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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Amy in WV – May 30, 2018
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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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Apr 12, 2018
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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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Sterling, VA – Oct 14, 2016
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