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Aakash Gajjar, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Departments: Surgery
Languages: English
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Texas Super Doctors 2017

Dr. Aakash H. Gajjar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery. He received his BA from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and his MD from The University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. He then completed his surgical residency at The University of Oklahoma, Tulsa Oklahoma and his Colorectal Fellowship from The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Gajjar includes memberships at the South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, and American Medical Association. He has received awards and honors such as being honored in ‘Houstonia Magazine Top Doctors’ in 2014-2015 and ‘Texas Monthly Magazine Rising Stars’ in 2014-2016. His research has been published in various journals such as Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gastroenterology, and Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Gajjar is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and by The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Gajjar’s interests involve colonoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopy and robotic surgery, diverticular disease, rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence, hemorrhoids, colon and rectal cancer, fistulas, and fissures.

Medical/Professional School:

University of Texas Medical school - San Antonio, TX, MD, 2004


General Surgery, University of Oklahoma - Tulsa, OK, 2005


University of Oklahoma - Tulsa, OK, 2009


Colorectal, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX, 2010


American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery, The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ABCRS),

UTMB Health General Surgery - Galveston
1005 Harborside Drive 5th Floor
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 772-4456

UTMB Health General Surgery - Webster
17448 Highway 3 Suite 200
Webster, TX 77598

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Very thorough & listened to me.Oct 21,2016
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very informative.Mar 23,2017
I have recently become a patient with UTMB and I am very impressed with the professionalism and courtesy of the staff and providers. The provider showed great concern for my daughter and my care.Dec 02,2016
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