Asma Khapra, MD

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

3028 Javier Road, Fairfax, VA, USA

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Dr. Asma Khapra is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and a Partner at GastroHealth, Virginia Division. She has been recognized as a Top Doctor by the Washingtonian Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, Arlington Magazine, and Castle Connolly.

Education

  • BA in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University

  • MD: Johns Hopkins University

  • Internship in Internal Medicine from Duke University Medical Center

  • Residency in Internal Medicine from NY Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology from The Mt. Sinai Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Gastroparesis – Overview

Gastroparesis literally means a paralyzed stomach. And it is a functional condition of the stomach in which the stomach is very slow to move. This means that the way the stomach physically moves contents out...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Gastroparesis – Diagnosis

Gastroparesis is often diagnosed in specific ways. If you have signs or symptoms of gastroparesis, it is reasonable to get tested. There are two main tests that are the best available to diagnose this condition....

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Colonoscopy – Symptoms

While people get colonoscopies as routine screening for preventing colon cancer, there’s actually a role for colonoscopies when actually symptoms exist. So what types of symptoms would prompt you to consider scheduling a colonoscopy or...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Colonoscopy – Preparation

Well in general, this begins with staying on a clear liquid diet. The day that’s prior to the colonoscopy itself. This is then followed by a laxative preparation, which begins the night before the procedure...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

Videos

Colonoscopy – Overview

A colonoscopy is typically a procedure performed by a gastroenterologist, either to screen for colon cancer or to look for any cause of GI symptoms that you may have. Colonoscopy procedure involves the gastroenterologist inserting...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Colon Cancer – Colonoscopy

There are multiple options for colorectal cancer screening. The best option we tell our patients, however, is a colonoscopy. This test can actually detect precancerous polyps and remove them to prevent cancer, as well as...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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SIBO – Overview

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, also known as SIBO, is the overgrowth of the bad bacteria in the small intestine. It is actually an increasingly common condition and it tends to occur in certain scenarios. For...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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SIBO – Causes

There are various causes for SIBO or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. These include complications from abdominal surgeries, specifically gastric bypass, gastrectomy, surgical or structural abnormalities within the small intestines, such as intestinal adhesions from tissue...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Gastroparesis – Surgery

Most often, gastroparesis surgery or surgical procedures themselves are unnecessary. And they also have limited efficacy. One type of surgery is the installation of what we call a gastric pacemaker. And this device actually sends...

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Asma Khapra, MD

3 months ago

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Gastroparesis – Medication

A few medications which can improve the motility of the stomach are available as treatments for gastroparesis. Unfortunately they all tend to have side effects and some cannot be used for long periods of time,...

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