About Pradeep K. Bekal, MD, FACG, FASGE

Pradeep K. Bekal, MD, FACG, FASGE, is the clinical leader for Ohio, working closely with the Division Vice President providing strategic and operational support to all its providers and care centers. In addition, he provides physician leadership in clinical governance, compliance, credentialing, business development, and across all ancillary divisions.

Dr. Bekal graduated from Madras Medical School in Madras, India, and completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He completed two fellowships at Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center and at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Board Certified in Gastroenterology, he has a special interest in endoscopic modalities of treatment for complex pancreatobiliary disorders. He is proficient in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and was one of the first physicians in the Tristate to do these advanced endoscopic procedures. He is proud to be listed as a Top Doc in Cincinnati Magazine’s annual survey of local providers.

Along with patient care, Dr. Bekal is also a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials at the practice. His trials looked at the efficacy and safety of new drugs to treat IBD, IBS, and esophagitis. He is the Director of Endoscopy at The Christ Hospital. He is actively involved in teaching medical students from the University of Cincinnati and residents from Christ Hospital and serves as a preceptor for undergraduate students at Miami University (Ohio). He is a fellow of both the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Bekal serves on the executive committee of the national Digestive Health Physicians Association, works in the community to raise awareness of GI health, and is on the board of a local cultural advocacy group. Dr. Bekal was named to the board of the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority. He is married with two children and is interested in travel.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anemia
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • ERCP & Stents

Office Locations

Primary Location

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2925 Vernon Pl.
Suite 100
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Phone: 513-751-6667
Fax: 513-872-4553

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



Madras Medical College


New York Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn


Allegheny General Hospital


Brooklyn Hospital Center-Downtown Campus

Professional Highlights


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Awards & Recognitions

Cincinnati Magazine, Top Doctor


Professional Memberships

  • Director of Endoscopy at The Christ Hospital
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • Digestive Health Physicians Association


Press Release

Gastro Health Opens New Facility in Blue Ash, OH

The location include offices, an infusion suite, imaging services, and an endoscopy center.

Press Release

Gastro Health Further Expands Presence in Ohio

Gastro Health continues to expand its presence in the state of Ohio through their newly-announced partnership with Gastro-Intestinal Associates, Inc.

Press Release

Gastro Health Expands Presence in Ohio

Gastro Health - Ohio acquires a group of 17 additional Board-certified gastroenterologists to treat patients in nine locations.