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Dr. Bindu Umapathi, MD

Colorectal Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Umapathi is double boarded in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. She specializes in Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Anorectal and Pelvic Floor disorders. She is a dedicated and committed surgeon and provides personalized care and attention that she would expect for her own family. She practices cutting edge Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery. She pioneers Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) which leaves suitable patients with a small incision that is hidden in the belly button area. Her research interests include cancer biology, patient centered outcomes after surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, healthcare quality and health service delivery. She is well published in nationally and internationally acclaimed journals. Dr. Umapathi is committed to her patients and strives to provide individual, outstanding care.

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Adventist Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The George Washington University Hospital
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Stanley Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • University of Virginia, Residency in General Surgery
  • Pennsylvania State University, Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Association for Academic Surgery

Awards and publications

  • Lee Smith Best Podium Presentation Award April 2014
  • Mulholland Society Resident Teaching Award May 2015

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1790009413

Office locations

GW MFA Surgery Colon & Rectal

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 9th Fl

Washington, DC 20037

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She is quick in diagnosing the issue. She is very nice and friendly!
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Dr. Umapathi is fantastic! She has great bedside manner and made me feel very comfortable despite having such an uncomfortable issue. She was kind and informative when answering my many questions. Would highly recommend for general consultations and also surgical needs.
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Very competent and caring.
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Pleasant experience!
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Dr. Unapathi seems to be really knowledgeable in her field. She took her time to answer questions and conduct a thorough exam. She ordered additional tests and I feel like she really can help.
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She was great. She listened to all of my concerns and addressed them all in great detail.
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She and her staff were very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend.
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Dr. Umapathi was very kind and informative.
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Very good visit and open exchange of information
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