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Dr. Essam Tellawi, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.3 (6)
Map Pin Small Alexandria, VA
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Essam Tellawi, MD

Dr. Essam Tellawi, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Alexandria, VA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Damascus University and is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Tidalhealth Peninsula Regional and UM Charles Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Tellawi an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Tellawi works at Practice in Alexandria, VA with other offices in Clinton, MD, Des Moines, IA and Jackson, MI. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Tellawi's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Inova Alexandria Hospital
    4320 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 799-1688
  2. 2
    Office
    7700 Old Branch Ave Ste B102, Clinton, MD 20735 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 856-1960
  3. 3
    Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
    1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 222-7600
  4. 4
    Henry Ford Allegiance Health
    205 N East Ave, Jackson, MI 49201 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (517) 205-4800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
  • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Tidalhealth Peninsula Regional
  • UM Charles Regional Medical Center

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Abdominal Pain
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Anemia
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Bile Duct Obstruction
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Malnutrition
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Tobacco Use Disorder
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders
Duodenal Polypectomy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Gastritis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ascites
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Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Barrett's Esophagus
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Strangulation
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholangitis
Chronic Anal Fissure
Chronic Gastritis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Crohn's Disease
Cyclical Vomiting
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Essential Tremor
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Food Allergy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Genital Warts
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hip Pointer
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Laryngitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Abscess
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Megacolon
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neurogenic Bladder
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postnasal Drip
Pouchitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Pyloric Stenosis
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ringworm
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Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Stomal Ulcer
Thiamin Deficiency
Throat Pain
Thyroid Goiter
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Complex Deficiency
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Diabetes Counseling
Fecal Impaction Removal
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
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    NPI Number
    • 1093715690
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    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Prince Georges Hospital Center
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • Damascus University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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