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Dr. Aakash Gajjar, MD

Colon And Rectal Surgery

General Surgery

Dr. Aakash Gajjar earned his medical degree from the UT Health San Antonio Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa and a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHeal...

Dr. Aakash Gajjar earned his medical degree from the UT Health San Antonio Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa and a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

In practice since 2004, Dr. Gajjar is board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. His primary clinical interests are colon and rectal cancer, anal cancer, IBD (inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopy and robotic surgery, diverticular disease, rectal prolapse, colonoscopy, hemorrhoids, fistulas, anal fissures, constipation, fecal incontinence and pilonidal disease.

Dr. Gajjar’s goal is to provide individualized quality care, beginning with patient education and shared physician-patient decision-making. His practice offers extensive medical and surgical experience combined with a high level of customer service and a commitment to health and wellness. His goals are to make patients feel better as quickly as possible and to prevent  illness from recurring.

A fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS), Dr. Gajjar serves on several professional committees and is a member and current President (2020) of the Galveston County Medical Society.

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Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery
Medical Education

University of Texas at San Antonio 2004

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

University of Texas at Houston-GME 2010

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Oklahoma at Tulsa - Surgery 2009

PCP Number

110000038685

Clinical Interests
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fistulas
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Robotic Assisted Surgery
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Cities Served

Alief, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77010, 77019, 77021, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans

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