Gastro Health’s Alexandria – Kenmore care center, formerly Gastroenterology & Hepatology Associates, P.C., is dedicated to providing the highest quality personalized care. The doctors are each recognized leaders in gastrointestinal and hepatology disorders.

Our team of healthcare professionals and dedicated staff strives to provide the highest level of professionalism to each and every patient, building a long-lasting relationship of trust and commitment. It is our hope to pleasantly surprise each and every patient with a high level of service and a mutual respect for each other’s lives and valuable time.

The facility also provides state-of-the-art outpatient endoscopic services at The Endoscopy Center, PLLC, which achieved the highest level of recognition as an accredited facility by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.


Forms & Policies

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Medication Refill Policy: 

Our policy, regardless of what medication we prescribe, is that we need to see patients at least annually to write prescription refills. It is for the safety of our patients and for continuity of care.

Meet Our Team

Retirement Notice - Dr. Ronald Barkin

After several decades of dedicated service to the Alexandria community, Dr. Barkin is set to retire at the close of 2023. His retirement plans include spending time between Northern Virginia and San Diego with his wife and dogs as snowbirds. He is ready to travel the world, go scuba diving, and spend more time with family and friends. Although he feels a sense of sadness about parting ways with his patients, he has confidence that they will continue to receive excellent care from his carefully chosen successor, Muhammad Khokhar, MD. If you have any questions, please call our office at 703-823-0333.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistulas
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Condyloma
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • H. Pylori
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Cystic
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Enteroscopy (Small & Large Bowel)
  • ERCP & Stents
  • Esophageal & Colonic Stenting
  • Esophageal Ablation
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment & Banding
  • Infrared Coagulation of Hemorrhoids
  • IV Therapy
  • PEG Placement


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