Capital Digestive Physician Faisal Bhinder,MD

Faisal Bhinder,MD

Biography

Dr. Faisal Bhinder grew up across the globe in Africa, the Middle East, England and Lahore, Pakistan where he earned his medical degree from the King Edward Medical College. Following his training in internal medicine, geriatrics and then gastroenterology and hepatology, he entered private practice in Southern Maryland, establishing Calvert Gastroenterology and serving as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Director of Endoscopy at Calvert Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Bhinder describes gastroenterology as “intriguing, inspiring and challenging” and truly enjoys the hands-on care coupled with practical diagnosis and therapy. He has a particular interest in the field of advanced endoscopy and in 2013 he completed a fellowship in the Advanced Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship Program at the University of Florida HSC Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL.

This specialized skillset allows Dr. Bhinder to provide an expanded scope of services to patients with complex digestive diseases. In addition to advanced endoscopic diagnostic procedures, Dr. Bhinder is trained to perform advanced therapeutic procedures with Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancraticography (ERCP) for biliary and pancreatic disease and is proficient as well as authored in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy (WCE).

      Languages:

      • Arabic
      • Punjabi
      • Urdu

      Office Locations

      Endoscopy Centers

      Special Areas of Interest

      • Acid reflux and Barrett’s esophagus
      • Advanced Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy
      • Diseases of the biliary and pancreatic systems

      Medical Education and Training

      • King Edward Medical College / Lahore Pakistan

      Residency

      • St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center / Tufts University School of Medicine / Boston, MA

      Fellowships

      • Gastroenterology and Hepatology / University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences / Little Rock, AR
      • Advanced Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy / University of Florida Shands Hospital / Gainesville, FL

      Awards

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      Certifications

      • Internal Medicine

        American Board of Internal Medicine
      • Geriatric Medicine

      • Gastroenterology

        American Board of Internal Medicine

      Affiliations

      Endoscopy Center Affiliations

      • Urbana GI Endoscopy Center
      • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Associates

      Hospital Affiliations

      • Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
      • Frederick Memorial Hospital

      Member of

      • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
      • American Gastroenterological Association – Member
      • American College of Physicians – Member
      • American College of Gastroenterology – Member