Dr. Sands K. Irani MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Sands Irani is a gastroenterologist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including George Washington University Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 46 years. Dr. Irani accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at George Washington University Hospital and one of 26 at Sibley Memorial Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Biliary Tract Disease, Pancreas Disease

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971–1973

VA Medical Center (Boston MA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1968–1969

George Washington University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1974–1975

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Endoscopic trimming of a rectal self-expanding metallic stent by use of argon plasma coagulation.
Witte, T.N., Danovitch, S.H., Borum, M.L., Irani, S.K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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