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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Zaifi Shanavas is Excellent. Dr. Shanavas has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Shanavas graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia.


Dr. Shanavas has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Adventist Hosp 
  • Shady Grove Adventist Hosp 

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Additional Information
Dr. Zaifi Shanavas MD is a male Internist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Zaifi Shanavas practice?
Dr. Zaifi Shanavas has 2 office locations.
Dr. Zaifi Shanavas practices Gastroenterology near Silver Spring, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Rockville, MD.
See Silver Spring Gastroenterologists.