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Top Gastroenterologists

Gastroenterologists treat problems of the digestive system. They sometimes use a slim, lighted tube called an endoscope for examinations and treatment..

This article is from the 2005 version of Top Doctors. For Washingtonian's 2008 Top Doctors, please click here

Charles B. Abrams, office in Downtown DC; hospital privileges at GWU. Internist.

Michael B. Albert, Downtown DC; SIB, GWU. Special interest in colon-cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, plicator procedure.

Firas H. Al-Kawas, GU. Special interest in biliary disease.

Andrew M. Axelrad, Reston; RES. Special interest in hepatobiliary disease, gastrointestinal oncology, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Ajay Bakshi, Bethesda; SUB, HC.

R. Martin Bashir, WHC, Chevy Chase; GU, SIB, CNMC. Special interest in pancreatitis, liver.

Lucy Beck, Fairfax; FRFX. Special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, irritable-bowel syndrome.

Stanley B. Benjamin, GU. Special interest in gastroesophogeal reflux disorder.

C.K. Bhatia, Clinton; SOMD, FTW. Special interest in liver disease.

Mark T. Birns, Rockville; SG, SUB. Special interest in gallstones, biliary disease, inflammatory bowel disease.

R. Allen Blosser, Vienna, Fair Oaks, Reston; FOAKS, RES. Special interest in liver.

George Bolen, Bethesda, Downtown DC; SUB, SIB.

Marie L. Borum, GWU.

Kenneth M. Brown, PROV, WHC; NRH. Special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology.

Steven A. Burger, Silver Spring; SUB, HC.

Catherine S. Chao, FOAKS, Herndon, Rockville; FRFX, RES, SG. Special interest in colonoscopy.

Richard M. Chasen, WADV, LAU, Ellicott City; HOW, WADV, LAU. Special interest in inflammatory bowel disease

James S. Chesley, Clinton, Cheverly; SOMD, PG, DOC.

H. Victor Chiang, Rockville; HC, SUB, SG.

Nicholas L. Christopher, Northwest DC; GU, SIB.

Stuart H. Danovitch, Northwest DC; SIB. Special interest in digestive diseases.

David B. Doman, Wheaton; HC, SUB. Special interest in Crohn's and liver diseases, gastroesophogeal reflux disease.

Lynn F. Duffy, Fairfax, Rockville; SG, FRFX, FOAKS, RES. Concentration in pediatrics.

Robert M. Eisdorfer, Rockville; SG. Special interest in hepatology.

Robert G. Finkel, Silver Spring, Olney, Rockville, Germantown; HC, MONT, SG, SUB.

James H. Frank, Downtown DC; WHC, SIB, GWU, CAS.

Michael A. Garone, FOAKS, Fairfax, Herndon; FRFX.

Richard L. Gelfand, Bethesda, Chevy Chase; SUB, SIB, GU, WHC, GWU. Special interest in hepatitis.

Joseph J. Genovese Jr., Silver Spring, Olney, Rockville, Germantown; HC, MONT, SG, SUB.

Mark Steven Gloger, SG; SUB. Special interest in liver disease.

Stafford S. Goldstein, VHC, Annandale; FRFX. Special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, ulcer, colon-cancer screening.

Pradeep K. Gupta, VHC, Fairfax; VHC, FRFX.

Samuel P. Harrington, Northwest DC; GU, SIB.

Bernard A. Heckman, Silver Spring; HC, SUB.

Gabriel B. Herman, VHC, Fairfax; FRFX, NVC. Special interest in liver disease.

W. William Immel, Springfield; FRFX.

Sands Kenyon Irani, Downtown DC, Chevy Chase; GWU, SIB, SUB, WHC, HC. Special interest in plicator procedure, endoscopy for gallstones, pancreas.

Neil L. Julie, MONT, Rockville, Bethesda; SG, SUB, MONT. Special interest in hepatobiliary disease.

Benny Kerzner, CNMC, Northwest DC; HSC, MWASH. Special interest in pediatrics.

Milton J. Koch, Silver Spring, Rockville, Germantown; HC, SG, SUB, MONT. Special interest in colonoscopies, upper endoscopies.

Louis Y. Korman, Downtown DC, Chevy Chase; SIB, GWU, VET. Special interest in colonoscopy.

Ian H. Leibowitz, Fairfax, Herndon; FRFX, FOAKS, RES. Special interest in pediatrics.

Sheila G. Levin, Rockville; SG. Special interest in hepatology.

Arnold G. Levy, Silver Spring, Olney, Rockville, Germantown; SG, HC, MONT, SUB.

Thomas M. Loughney, Northwest DC; GU, SIB.

Ann I. Ma, Leesburg; LOU.

Napoleon C. Marcelo, Bowie, Riverdale, Crofton; DOC, PG, CAS.

Lester I. Marion, Chevy Chase; SIB, GU, WHC. Special interest in Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis.

Kenneth R. Mirkin, FOAKS, Fairfax, Herndon; FRFX. Special interest in capsule endoscopy.

Parvathi Mohan, CNMC, Shady Grove, Laurel; HC, NIH. Concentration in pediatrics; special interest in liver disease, hepatitis B and C.

Robert E. Morton, VHC, Fairfax; FRFX.

Donald A. O'Kieffe, Downtown DC, Chevy Chase; SIB, GWU. Special interest in colonoscopy, colon cancer.

Lawrence S. Peters, Alexandria; ALEX.

Michael M. Phillips, Downtown DC; GWU, SIB. Special interest in liver disease, colon-cancer screening.

Martin G. Prosky, VHC, Annandale; FRFX, VHC.

Richard C. Ranard, Fairfax; FRFX, FOAKS. Special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, colon-cancer screening, hepatitis.

Gary M. Roggin, Bethesda; SUB. Special interest in cancer detection, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disease, liver disease.

Barry M. Rubin, Silver Spring, Rockville, Germantown; MONT, HC, SUB, SG.

Cesar Rudzki, Downtown DC; GWU, SIB. Special interest in hepatology.

Vinod Kumar Rustgi, Fairfax; FRFX, FOAKS, RES. Special interest in liver disease.

Michael S. Schindler, Silver Spring, Olney, Germantown, Rockville; HC, MONT, SG, SUB.

Alan N. Schulman, Rockville; SG. Special interest in hepatology.

Michael J. Schwartz, Downtown DC, Chevy Chase; GWU, SIB, SUB. Special interest in liver disease, colon cancer, colonoscopy, geriatrics.

Peter L. Scudera, FOAKS, Fairfax, Herndon; FRFX.

Ian M. Shenk, Springfield; FRFX. Special interest in liver disease, biliary endoscopy, irritable-bowel disease.

Thomas Sherman, PW, Warrenton; FAU.

I. David Shocket, WHC, Chevy Chase; SIB, GU. Special interest in Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis.

Myron A. Shoham, Vienna, Fairfax, Reston; FOAKS, RES. Special interest in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Jonathan L. Shurberg, PW, Warrenton; FAU.

Scott Sirlin, Ashburn; RES, LOU. Concentration in pediatrics.

William R. Stern, Rockville, Olney; SG, MONT. Special interest in liver, colon cancer.

Richard D. Travers, PW, Warrenton; FAU.

Michael L. Weinstein, Downtown DC, Chevy Chase; SIB, GWU. Special interest in liver, colonoscopy.

Lawrence W. Widerlite, Chevy Chase; SIB.

Anita M. Wolke, Reston; RES. Special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, colon-cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease.