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Dr. Biju Alex, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

"My philosophy is that the patient comes first. I strive to make a positive impact in my patients’ lives and the key is listening. It is also important to me that patient care is communicated back to the referring provider in a prompt and effective manner." A qualified gastroenterologist, Dr. Biju Alex is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where he was honored with his medical degree. He advanced his training by completing a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University, Washington Hospital Center. He is also fellowship trained in gastroenterology as well as in hospice and palliative care at Augusta University. Dr. Alex obtained a bachelor’s from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a focus on gastroenterology along with hospice and palliative care. He holds memberships in the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the American Gastroenterological Association. Patients visit him for a wide spectrum of common and specialized medical needs, including constipation, ulcerative colitis, stomach pain, gallbladder problems, and hemorrhoids. Dr. Alex has a comprehensive approach to patient care and carefully considers all aspects of his patient’s health in the interest of properly diagnosing and treating them. He does his very best to communicate to the patients the information they need to make the right choices.

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Life and Health

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)
  • Hospice and Palliative Care (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Augusta University, Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Georgetown University, Washington Hospital Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Augusta University, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Medical School - Virginia Commonwealth University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Bachelor’s)

Professional memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Physicians

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1750558342

Office locations

Digestive Disease Associates

10710 Charter Drive, Suite 110

Columbia, MD 21044

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Ok.
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It was good, very informative.
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Great.
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Great- Dr. Alex is very altentive thoughtful (and kind)!
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Great visit. Staff was friendly and professional. Dr. was easy to talk to and professional.
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