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Shafik M. Sidani, MD

Specialties
  • Surgery (general)
Self-Designated Expertise
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Bio:

Dr. Shafik Sidani is a member of the Virginia Hospital Center Physicians Group - Colorectal Surgery. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut and was thereafter inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then did a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship in gastrointestinal physiology at Yale University. He completed a general surgery internship at Yale New Haven Hospital followed by residency at Georgetown University Hospital. He then completed fellowship training in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Sidani is the Medical Director of Colon & Rectal Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center. He treats benign disease of the colon, rectum, and anus such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures and fistulas, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease, diverticulitis, and pelvic floor disorders including rectal prolapse. He also treats cancers of the colon, rectum, and anus. He has particular interest in fecal incontinence and sacral nerve stimulation, as well as laparoscopic and robotic (da Vinci) colorectal surgery. Using a minimally invasive approach, patients are able to recover quickly and effectively, and return to their normal way of life sooner. His aim is to provide his patients with individualized state-of-the-art treatment options with care and compassion. He is fluent in English and Arabic, and proficient in French.

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Gender:
Male
Language(s): Arabic
English
Education:
  • American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Internship:
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT
Residency:
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC
Fellowship:
  • University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, Minneapolis MN
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Website: http://www.vhcphysiciangroup.com/colorectal
Office & Directions:
Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group-Colorectal Surgery
1625 North George Mason Drive
Suite 454
Arlington, VA 22205
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Alexandria, VA 22311
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