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Dr. Alan Ansher, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.8 (18)
Map Pin Small Alexandria, VA
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alan Ansher, MD

Dr. Alan Ansher, MD is an Internist in Alexandria, VA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine and is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Ansher, completed a residency at GeorgeTown University. Patients rated Dr. Ansher an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Ansher works at Digestive Disease Physicians in Alexandria, VA with other offices in Lorton, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Esophageal Ulcer, Esophagitis and Gastroptosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ansher's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Digestive Disease Physicians
    4660 Kenmore Ave Ste 305, Alexandria, VA 22304 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 751-5763
  2. 2
    Office
    8988 Lorton Station Blvd, Lorton, VA 22079 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 751-5763

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

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Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gastroptosis
Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Constipation
Gastric Ulcer
Intestinal Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Duodenal Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Celiac Disease
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Indigestion
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Acute Gastritis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alcoholic Hepatitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal or Rectal Pain
Autoimmune Diseases
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cirrhosis
Blood Disorders
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Cancer
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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Anal Fissure
Cirrhosis
Coccygeal Pain
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Dehydration
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Dysentery
E. coli Food Poisoning
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Ischemic Colitis
Joint Pain
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Pancreatitis
Pelvic Abscess
Pernicious Anemia
Pharyngitis
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Shortness of Breath
Splenomegaly
Stomach Diseases
Throat Pain
Tobacco Use Disorder
Ulcer
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Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin_Deficiency
Anal Cauterization
Gastroenterology Procedures
Impedance Testing
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.8
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    Patient Ratings (18)
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    About Dr. Alan Ansher, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1497800841
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Georgetown U/Va
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • GeorgeTown University
    Residency
    Internship
    • GeorgeTown University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alan Ansher, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ansher is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ansher has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ansher has seen patients for Esophageal Ulcer, Esophagitis and Gastroptosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ansher on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Ansher. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ansher.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ansher, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ansher appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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