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Dr. Souheil Abou-Assi, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Abou-Assi

Dr. Souheil Abou-Assi, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Faculte Francaise De Medecine Et De Pharmacie in 1995 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(804) 285-8206

Dr. Abou-Assi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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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. Abou-Assi's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abou-Assi treats Abdominal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abou-Assi treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abou-Assi treats Stomach Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abou-Assi treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abou-Assi treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abou-Assi treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abou-Assi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Gastrointestinal Specialists, Inc. is a group of 15 Board Certified Gastroenterologists committed to providing State of the Art, individualized, ethical and compassionate care for our patients. We have more than one hundred and fifty years of combine...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency Hospital
1996
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Internship Hospital
1995
Faculte Francaise De Medecine Et De Pharmacie
Medical School
1988
College la Sagesse
Undergraduate School
2001
1998
1996
1995
1988

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Abou-Assi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abou-Assi

4.0

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
72.41379310344827%
(21)
4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
1 Star
20.689655172413794%
(6)

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Dr. Abou-Assi and the staff at Virginia Endoscopy Group are outstanding. This is my 8th Colonoscopy, and this was by far the best experience. Everything was done with utmost patient care in mind. They had strict protocols in place to ensure: a hygienic environment; that the correct procedure was...Read More
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Great experience So much better than all the fears Great staff Highly recommend Dr Abou-Assi
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He is the best in the clinic and the operating room, because of his expertise, thoroughness, compassion for his patients, and wonderful "bedside" manners he displays. I've had an endoscopy and colonoscopy by Dr. Abou-Assi. Prior to each procedure, he would let me know tt's going to be alright. I...Read More
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Dr. Abou-Assi was highly recommended to me from a friend. He was from the beginning such a help to figuring out my problems with my IBS, GERD and the hernia I have. He is the most kind hearted & patient doctor. Listens and answers all your questions and concerns; works to get you the relief you...Read More
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Dr. Abou-Assi visited with me before the proceedure. This was the first time this happened to me. I had two previous colonoscopies and never saw the doctor before the proceedure. Every staff member, from the admit nurse through the technicial, recovery nurse, dischare nurse, and Anesthesia doctor...Read More
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