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Mahmood Abedi, MD, FASGE, AGAF

Mahmood Abedi, MD

Mahmood Abedi, MD, FASGE, AGAF, is co-director of Inova Fairfax Hospital Advanced Endoscopy Center. Dr. Abedi is a board-certified gastroenterologist with advanced training in treating complicated gastrointestinal disorders. His areas of expertise include all aspects of interventional endoscopy, gastrointestinal neoplastic disorders and pancreaticobiliary endoscopy. He is also an expert in endoscopic ultrasound/FNA, therapeutic ERCP, mucosal resection and luminal stenting.

Dr. Abedi joined Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia (GANV) in February 2011 as a full time hospitalist dedicated to the GE Lab and the Inova Fairfax Hospital Advanced Endoscopy Center. His on-site presence enhances accessibility and continuity of care for inpatient consults.

Medical education

  • Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1990 
  • Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1993
  • Fellowships:
    • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy and endoscopic oncology, The Wellesley Hospital, University of Toronto, 1997
    • Gastroenterology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1995

Clinical Interests

  • EGD, diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Colonoscopy with polypectomy
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Endoscopic therapy of Barrett’s esophagus (radiofrequency ablation and EMR)
  • Endoluminal stenting
  • EUS-FNA
  • EUS guided celiac nerve block
  • EUS guided pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic pancreatic endotherapy and sphincter of oddi manometry
  • Esophageal pH monitoring
  • Endoscopic therapy of hemorrhoids
  • Percutaneous enteral gastrostomy (PEG)