Outstanding Care Without Compromise
Our goal is to provide state of the art care in a friendly and compassionate environment. We
specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas and liver.
Exceptional Academic History:
Dr. Fazel is double board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He received his gastroenterology training at Saint Louis University. He also completed additional fellowship training in Advanced Endoscopy at Medical College of Wisconsin. His internal medicine training was completed at Wright State University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society.
• Prior to moving to Northern Virginia, he served as Assistant Professor and Program Director for Advanced Endoscopy at the University of Florida. He has been recognized nationally for his work in the area of complex endoscopic procedures. His research has been published in multiple journals. He has presented numerous lectures at national and regional meetings.
• He established his full time gastroenterology practice at Greater Washington Gastroenterology in 2005. Dr Fazel has served as Chief of Gastroenterology at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. He founded the Center for Advanced Endoscopy at Inova Fairfax Hospital in 2007, where he served as Medical Director.
• Washingtonian Magazine has named him one of the “Top Doctors in Washington”. Northern Virginia Magazine also profiled him as one of the “Top Doctors of Northern Virginia”.
• He presently serves as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine for Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Resident Scholarly Paper of the Year Award - Wright State University School of Medicine
Outstanding Intern of the Year Award - Wright State University School of Medicine
Fazel A. Pancreatic pseudocysts: an endoscopic perspective. Current Gastroenterology Reports, 7(2):107-13, 2005
Fazel A “Postoperative Pancreatic Leaks and Fistulae: The Role of the Endoscopist”. Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2006, Pages 92-98
Fazel A., Moezardalan K., Varadarajulu S., Dragonov P., Eloubeidi M.A. The utility and the safety of EUS-guided FNA in the evaluation of duplication cysts. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2005 Oct; 62(4):575-80..
Fazel A, Geenen JE, MoezArdalan K, Catalano MF. Intrapancreatic Ductal Pressure in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction. Pancreas, 2005;30(4):359-62..
Fazel A, Verne GN. New solutions to an old problem: acute colonic pseudo-obstruction. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 39:17-20, 2005
Fazel A, Draganov P. EUS in the evaluation and management of chronic pancreatitis. Techniques on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 6:107-114, 2004
Fazel A, Draganov P. Interventional endoscopic ultrasound in pancreatic disease. Current Gastroenterology Reports 6:104-110, 2004
Fazel A, Quadri A, Catalano MF, Meyerson SM, Geenen JE. Does Pancreatic Duct Stenting Prevent Post-ERCP Pancreatitis? A Prospective Randomized Study. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 57:291-4, 2003.
Fazel A, Li SC, Burton FR. Octreotide relaxes the hypertensive sphincter of Oddi: pathophysiologic and therapeutic implications. American Journal of Gastroenterology 97:612-616, 2002.
Fazel A, Burton FR. A controlled study of the effect of midazolam on the hypertensive sphincter of Oddi. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 55:637-640, 2002.
Fazel A, Burton FR. The effect of midazolam on the normal sphincter of Oddi: a controlled study. Endoscopy, 34(1):78-81, 2002.
Patient Reviews for Ali Fazel, MD
December 12, 2012by a Verified Patient
He listened carefully and helped me get to the point, I am scheduled for Upp. endoscopy, so we will see how it goes afterwards.
More than a year agoby a Verified Patient
Dr. Fazel is a very kind an patient man - he listened to all of my questions and took everything I said into account. He's also a very thorough doctor and I feel very safe in his care. Highly recommended!
October 15, 2012by a Verified Patient
Great visit, reassured me :^]
October 10, 2012by Aaron M. (Verified Patient)
He was really easy to talk to, he listened to everything I had to say, and we came up with a plan... exactly how it should go.
September 21, 2012by Diane O. (Verified Patient)
He was very professional and related well to my son who has a disability. I like the expedient manner in which my son is receiving care. He was nice to talk to and answered all my questions. And we were able to schedule an appt on very short notice. Im glad we found him!