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Dr. Aakash Gajjar MD

Dr. Aakash Gajjar MD

Colon & Rectal Surgeon

(281) 994-7403

Biography

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. 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Medical Education
University of Texas at San Antonio, 2004
Internships & Residency
University of Oklahoma at Tulsa - Surgery, 2009
Fellowship
University of Texas at Houston-GME, 2010
Clinical Interests
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
PCP Number
110000038685
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City, Stafford

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ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • 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)