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Aakash Gajjar, MD, FACS
Asst Prof (N-T Trk Clin)
Languages: English
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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

Internships:

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

Residencies:

University of Oklahoma - Tulsa, OK, 2009

Fellowships:

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


Certifications:

American Board of Surgery, Surgery

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

UTMB Health Colorectal Surgery - League City Campus
2280 Gulf Freeway South Suite 2.1600
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (832) 505-4040

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

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he was awesomeDec 14,2018
Very niceDec 03,2018
Dr. Gajjar has amazing bedside manner. He was one of the surgeons involved in my surgery and I was very concerned about the unknown. He was truly compassionate and cared about my concerns and gave me and my family the compassion and care to get through it. He is AMAZING!!Nov 16,2018
best doctorNov 16,2018
I love the relationship established with Dr. Kajjar. We are partners in my healthcare. Just the way I like it.Nov 12,2018
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