Behzad Kalaghchi, M.D.

Behzad Kalaghchi, M.D.

Board Certified in Gastroenterology
Clinical Assistant Professor, George Washington University Hospital
Chief of Gastroenterology at INOVA Fairfax Hospital

Dr. Kalaghchi began practicing in Northern Virginia in 2005 and merged his practice with GANV in 2007. He is skilled in diagnosing and treating the full range of GI and liver health issues, as well as performing the technically demanding and complex procedures of advanced endoscopy.

During his Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at University of Florida-Shands, Dr. Kalaghchi trained in the latest, state-of-the-art techniques. His expertise includes diagnosing, staging and treating diseases of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and colon.

Dr. Kalaghchi played a key role in developing the Center for Advanced Endoscopy at Inova Fairfax Hospital and is the Medical Director of the Center. He is also the current Medical Director of Inova Fairfax Hospital’s GE Lab.

Dr. Kalaghchi is also fluent in Farsi/Persian and Turkish.

Medical Degree: 
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Residency: 
DC General Hospital-Georgetown Service
Fellowship(s): 
Howard University Hospital, Gastroenterology
University of Florida, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
Professional Memberships: 
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy