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Ask the Doctor

March 2, 2020


Ask the Doctor presented by Optum, formerly DaVita Medical Group

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, in honor of this very important awareness month Dr. Abbass Shafii, with Optum Gastroenterology will be discussing the importance of colon cancer screenings, methods of screenings, detection rates, signs and symptoms and the overall importance of GI health.

Dr. Shafii has 22 years of experience in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has performed over 40,000 GI procedures and is committed to providing compassionate and quality health care to our community. 

Join us for this month’s Ask the Doctor segments where we will talk more about the importance of this topic with Dr. Shafii directly.  If you have any questions about colon cancer or general GI health be sure to submit them today!

Learn more about Dr. Shafii and Optum services visit  

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