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It is a free and third-party service provided by Google that translates text into different languages. These translations are performed by a machine and may not always be perfect. However, we hope this option increases your accessibility to multi-language healthcare information that you should discuss with your medical provider.

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Using a technique called “statistical machine translations,” Google Translate identifies patterns in millions of documents that were translated by humans. Then, this tool makes intelligent guesses to present the text in the requested language. To view the translated information, you may need to install the appropriate language pack to your website browser.

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Free Colorectal Screenings

If you are a Prince George’s County resident, learn about our screenings for colorectal cancer, at no cost, through the Colorectal Cancer Screening Program.

Coronavirus Precautions

We are committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients, guests and employees to encourage people to follow the coronavirus-related mandates. We are caring for our patients by offering telemedicine. Call to schedule an appointment.

Expert Digestive Disease Care at a Convenient Location

If you are struggling with your digestive health, you are not alone.  Digestive diseases affect 60 to 70 million Americans a year.  But there is hope!

Our Digestive Disease Center offers high-quality and compassionate care in Prince George's County, Maryland.  With a patient-first philosophy, we are committed to providing excellent evaluation, diagnosis and treatment services that address a wide range of digestive conditions:

  • Acid reflux
  • Bowel disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Colitis
  • Colon cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Nutrition disorders
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stomach cancer
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Swallowing disorders


In addition to preventative screenings for colon cancer, our experienced gastroenterologists or GI physicians performs: 

  • Colonoscopies
  • Endoscopies
  • Endoscopic ultrasounds (EUS)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resections (EMR)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographies (ERCP)
  • Radiofrequency ablations (RFA)
  • Small bowel enteroscopies


Learn more about our teamdiseases treateddiagnosis and treatment, and frequently asked questions.

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Dr. Showkat Bashir - Gastroenterology Education