Ali Bader, MD Gastroenterologist

56 Patient/Family Ratings
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4.2 out of 5 (Likelihood to recommend)


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology

National Provider ID: 1427123538

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Outside Interests

This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.
Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 1994
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1991
    University of Florida College of Medicine
  • MD, 1981
    Osmania University -Gandhi Medical Coll
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Ali Bader

Jack's Story

I know exactly how you are feeling! Our baby boy was very sick and no one could figure out what was wrong.

Evi's Story

"Every child, every life matters, and Dr. Bear is working to save them all."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Hypertransaminasemia in Children with Hyperthyroidism

(2001) Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children and Young Adults Correlation of Sonographic and Clinical Parameters During Treatment

(2000) American Journal of Roentgenology

Mechanisms of Cell Specific Gene Expression in the Intestinal Epithelium

(1994) Gastroenterology

Regulation of Lineage Specific Transcription of the SucraseIsomaltase Gene in Transgenic Mice and Cell Lines

(1995) American Journal of of Physiology

XI Brazilia Congress of Digestive Endoscopy

(1998) Vater Syndrome and Charge Association

XI Brazilia Congress of Digestive Endoscopy

(1998) Conscious Sedation in Pediatric Endoscopy

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Deion's Story

Deion Gladden successfully treated for environmentally-influenced intestinal issues by Dr. Anil Darbari.

Nineteen years ago, Deion was born prematurely and developed eosinophilic esophagitis and acid reflux, along with failure to thrive. For years, he endured environmentally influenced intestinal issues that he and his family didn't understand until they met Children's National specialists who "never gave up on us."

Read More of Deion's Story