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Rajesh Panchwagh, DO, FACP

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Gastroenterology
2350 Freedom Way, Suite 200
York, PA 17402
(717) 812-5120
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Map Marker B GI Lab - WellSpan York Hospital
1001 S. George St., Fourth Floor
York, PA 17403
(717) 851-2553
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Map Marker C WellSpan Gastroenterology
795 Cherry Tree Ct.
Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 812-5130
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I always wanted to be able to work with my hands, be able to interact with many different people and always be academically challenged. I didn't want to be tied down behind a desk. Medicine offers me the ability to constantly have to learn and put into practice scientific advances, new technologies, use of informatics, use of video equipment, the ability to both lead and be a member of a team and interact with people from all different socioeconomic and demographic backgrounds. It also gives us the tools to help people feel better both mentally and physically. It is an honor and privilege to be able to work with our patient partners across this great region.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I always feel grateful that someone has trusted me with their health and my promise is to take care of each person like they are a member of my family. Our team will always strive to give the best care we can and we hope to meet the needs of the communities we serve. Having grown up in Maryland, I have a special affinity and attachment to central Pennsylvania.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I enjoy learning history, watching sports (NFL, baseball and college basketball), coaching my kids in tennis, playing tennis and golf and traveling around the world learning about different cultures. I cherish the time I have with my wife, kids, family, co-workers and friends.


Clinical Interests

  • Colposcopy
  • Disease of the pancreas
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography
  • Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Disease
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inpatient Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Gastroenterology

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Med/A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
  • Internship Program: Sisters of Charity Hospital
  • Residency Program: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Maryland Baltimore County

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan



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