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Dr. Ahmet Aybar

Pediatrics
Annapolis, MD
32 years experience male

Locations

Annapolis Pediatric Gastroenterology

Annapolis, MD

Address

130 Lubrano Drive, Ste 112, Annapolis, MD, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

4438377688

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Amerigroup

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Carefirst Inc

CHAMPUS

Cigna

Harvard Pilgim Health Care

Medicaid

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

I am a pediatric gastroenterologist who is in private practice. My interests are Eosinophilic esophagitis, infant feeding problems including milk/soy protein allergy, failure to thrive, reflux as well as constipation, Celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: Maryland

Languages spoken

Turkish

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Try tylenol (acetaminophen): May try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen however if no improvement with pain meds then have your pediatrician or ENT doctor to recheck the ear can... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Otitis media: Fever and shivering are all associated with an acute ear infection. Keep Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or ibuprofen on board and continue oral antibioti... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Unclear: No sure what your question is. The vitals you mention are normal for an adult. If possible take a shot nap and see headache is better.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Perianal fissures: From your description it sounds like you have some fissures(tears) in your perianal area due to constipation. See your primary care doctor and get it ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Epidural: Epinephrine is not a medicine used in epidural analgesia. Your best option is to discuss the most appropriate method of analgesia at the time of our d... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Alternate meds: You can give tylenol (acetaminophen) at 8 then ibuprofen at 12, back to tylenol (acetaminophen) at 4 , then ibuprofen at 8. on and on. (alternate one... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Fever/blood in stool: I hope there are some stool tests ordered. I think it is time to go to ED and get him checked out again. He may have a bacterial bowel infection which... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Fever, what to do: Reliance on home remedies depends ion your child's age as well. As a rule of thumb always check with your pediatrician for recommendations and follow... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Urine tests: White cells in urine does not automatically mean urine infection. Frequently, vaginal secretions mixed in urine give falsely (+) results. Presence of ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Strep theiat: Please make sure your medicine is not expired and you have enough to cover 10 days as partially treated infection causes increased rate of resistance.... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Infant constipation: Most likely reason is formula intolerance. Please keep in mind it is not lactose intolerance, rather milk protein intolerance. Would recommend using ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Constipation : Cows milk sensitivity could certainly cause constipation and any change in concentration would not make any difference. If no problems with the previo... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
MRCP: You mention suspicious for introductal calculi which means there may be multiple stones either in the biliary or pancreatic ducts (or both) They may h... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Infant feeding : You should give 3 meals and 3 snacks and still continue either breast milk or formula 18 to 24 oz per day. If you are not giving formula then make sur... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Vaccination schedule: Rotavirus vaccination is currently among he recommended vaccinations given at 2, 4 and 6 months.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Vit d deficiency : Wow that's a pretty low Vit D level. Start at least 1000 IU Vit D daily . May poke the gel gap with a needle and mix in food for now. You need to see ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Motor milestones: It seems like his milestones are delayed certainly related to poor muscle tone. The main question is if there are other delays as well ? Would consi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
CT interpretation: Are u sure you have not had any other contrast imaging study within a few days before this CT you mentioned? If not then the CT you had must have bee... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Vit D deficiency ?: High alk phos may be related to Vit D deficiency as well. Please have our pediatrician send blood for 25-OH Vitamin D level and also make sure other ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Post vaccine fever: Low grade fever after vaccinations is common in infants. Please make sure the vaccination site(s) are not indurated, (tender ,red and bumpy) and she i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Constipation: If you are giving cereals, you may need to decrease the amount. Also some babies have harder time to defecate when baby foods are introduced. Other o... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Breast feeding: Depending on the age of your baby on average 8-10 feeds in 24 hours should be enough. An adequate feeding is one when you feel complete emptying and y... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Celiac: The treatment of Celiac disease is avoiding all gluten in any shape or form. Gluten is the general name for one of the proteins found in wheat, rye,... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Visual inflammation: Your GI should have done biopsies from our stomach lining to recheck presence of H. Pylori. If you have already been treated with appropriate antibio... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See a doctor ASAP: You should at least repeat the pregnancy test and see your doctor or go to an ED for serum testing and get a pelvic ultrasound. Do not waste time, it ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Autoimmune diseases : Please make sure you are tested for Celiac disease as there is higher likelihood of this condition in people with other autoimmune problems
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Hives : You can give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 6 hours as needed sometimes hives persist due to delayed allergic reaction and may require multiple dos... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
GI spectrum: We treat anything related to your gastrointestinal tract not limited to stomach
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Failure to thrive : Poor weight gain may have several reasons. A baby at this age should be gaining 25-30 g per day. (1 oz =30 g) one common reason is inadequate volume ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Color of stool: Blood in stool may be black, tarry when related to an upper tract (between mouth and upper third of small bowel) or bright red/burgundy if is more dis... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Iron drops: That would be fine. You did not mention your child's age but If still difficult to give it then you may try chew-able iron pills(ask your pharmacist f... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Possible viral: Have you pediatrician see him, make sure he is no dehydrated and push fluids as tolerated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
ECHO: You need to get formal training check your local university hospital cardiology department or your community college about it
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Pooping issues: Some breast fed babies may have infrequent bowel movements. Other possible cause is cow's milk protein intolerance and of those up to 40%-50% may also... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Rapid and accurate: Short answer is yes treat immediately! If the test is positive you definitely have group A strep which may cause serious complications if left untrea... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Power of probiotics: Antibiotic use is usually associated with eliminating "good bacteria" dr your colon which then may promote overgrowth of other opportunistic bacteria.... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Nissen: Your fundiplication may be getting tight as you get older instead of stretching therefore u suggest you get an upper GI study (barium test) to evaluat... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): It is safe to use it for presumed physiologic reflux. Keep in mind that the use of such medications is for symptom relief (excessive fussiness, crying... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Board certified: It means the doctor has competed the required 3 year training after. Completing medical School and successfully passed the 200-250 multiple question B... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
May be OCD: Talk with pediatrician and may need to see a behavioral pediatrician. OCD may occur in children this young especially if there is a family history of ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Middle ear effusion: Persistent middle ear effusion is usually result of recurrent ear infections, adenoids enlargement which may certainly interfere with hearing accuracy... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Juice is over rated: There is no need for an infant to drink juice no matter how organic or natural your juice is . Juice fills up stomach and is a source of "empty calo... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
A healthy habit: Masturbation is not dangerous and not unhealthy. It does not effect your future productive life.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Hand hygiene: As long as you did not clean up the vomit and had not shared food or utensils with that person, you should be fine. Always wash hands carefully, and e... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
HPV and HSV2: They are 2 different viruses causing different types of sexually transmitted diseases. Unfortunately, HPV vaccine has no prophylactic effect on HSV2. ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Marriage counselor: I believe this question should be discussed with a counselor/psychologist in person to whom you can give further details regarding the circumstances. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Re evaluation : Prolonged fever needs to be reevaluated to make sure there is no identifiable source for it ( recheck ears, throat etc and if female would especially ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Celiac: If you specify the test ordered I can answer you better. There are tests more appropriate for a toddler than an adult and some tests such as endomysi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Calcium supplement: As long as you do not have any peptic disease such as reflux or gastritis it is ok to drink fortified OJ. keep in mind the amount of calcium in such b... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Mucusy stools: Certain antibiotics may cause colitis due to changes in the colon flora. (good bacteria vs. opportunistic bacteria) On of these bacteria is c. dificil... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Aybar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Aybar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Will send a follow up ?. I'm giving 2-3oz breastmilk. Changed formula
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Thanks for your quick reply! I never had a contrast in my life,what else can it be, mistake?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Which means intraductal calculi means multiple stones

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Residency

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Residency

SINAI HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE
Completed 1997

Residency

CLEVELAND CLINIC HOSPITAL
Completed 1993

Awards

Top Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Second Place, National - Summer
2014

Affiliations

North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
AAP
ACG American College of Gastroenterology
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