Rufaat Mando, MD, is an experienced gastroenterologist dedicated to providing top-notch care to patients at GI Associates of Maryland in Waldorf, Maryland. Originally from the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Mando pursued his higher education at esteemed institutions.
He earned his degree in Psychology from the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, before pursuing his medical degree at Saba University School of Medicine in the Caribbean Netherlands. Dr. Mando further honed his skills and knowledge through a rigorous residency in internal medicine at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He then completed a specialized Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama.
With board certifications in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Mando demonstrates his commitment to maintaining the highest standards of expertise in his field. He is an esteemed member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Dr. Mando's leadership is evident as he actively participates in committees at a local hospital which showcases his dedication to driving positive change within the medical community and enhancing patient care. In addition, Dr. Mando places a strong emphasis on collaboration and communication with fellow doctors from diverse medical fields in the area. By fostering these connections, he ensures that his patients have maximum access to comprehensive and specialized care, ultimately prioritizing their well-being and treatment outcomes.
Dr. Mando is well-versed in the management of various gastrointestinal disorders. His particular areas of expertise and interest include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), hemorrhoid ligation therapy, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and implementing effective screening programs, such as colon cancer screening.
Patients value Dr. Mando not only for his extensive knowledge and skill but also for his compassionate and patient-centered approach. With a dedication to improving the quality of life for those he serves, he remains committed to delivering exceptional care and empowering his patients to achieve optimal gastrointestinal health.