About Shilen V. Lakhani, MD, FACG

Dr. Lakhani was born and raised in West Virginia. After completing his undergraduate studies and receiving a Bachelor of Sciences degree at Virginia Tech, he returned to West Virginia to pursue his medical studies and graduated from the Marshall University School of Medicine. Since obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Lakhani has been living in the metropolitan DC area. Dr. Lakhani completed both his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at The Georgetown Univeristy Hospital program at Washington Hospital Center. During that time, he published numerous abstracts and presented his research at several Gastroenterology conferences throughout the country. He has received advanced training in bilary tract diseases and interventional endoscopy. Dr. Lakhani joined The Gastroenterology Group in 2007. The Gastroenterology Group joined Gastro Health on September 1, 2021. 

His professional interests include biliary tract disease as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer and golf and loves to travel. He has been listed as a top physician in The Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anemia
  • Biliary Disease
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Office Locations

Primary Location

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1939 Roland Clarke Pl.
Suite 200
Reston, VA 20191

Phone: 703-435-3366
Fax: 703-782-8833

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.



Marshall University School of Medicine


MedStar Washington Hospital Center


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Professional Highlights


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Awards & Recognitions

  • Northern Virginia Magazine, Top Doctor
  • Washingtonian, Top Doctor