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About Dr. Crenshaw

Dr. Ryan Crenshaw is a board-certified gastroenterologist who has been in practice since 1997.

Our ​Practice

Our practice is based on the belief that our patient's needs are of the utmost importance. 

Patients Education

Review and read important information, procedure or diet as it relates to your condition.

Forms & Insurance

Links to our forms which are required for all NEW patients and for established patients.


The office will remain open during our usual business hours from 8:00 A​M to 4:00 PM. We are seeing patients in the office and offering telehealth encounters as of Monday, 04/27/2020.  To schedule an appointment, please call our office at 703-444-4799 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.  If you are unable to reach Dr. Crenshaw's staff during business hours, please leave a message on our voicemail system and we will return your call promptly.  If you are unable to reach us after business hours, please leave a message on our voicemail system and we will return your call by the next business day.

We ask that individuals who have any signs or symptoms that are consistent with a possible coronavirus infection to please stay home. These signs and symptoms include fever, cough, fatigue and diarrhea. Less common signs and symptoms can include a loss of sense of smell and taste. If you traveled to an area, within the last 30 days, which has a high rate of coronavirus, please follow your local state and CDC guidelines regarding self-quarantine.

We have taken measures in our office to comply with recommendations to reduce the risk of transmission of the coronavirus. These include attempting to keep our waiting room empty. When patients submit their paperwork required at check in, we will place patients, and their family members, in an individual exam room to fill out their paperwork prior to their encounter with the office staff and Dr. Crenshaw. For individuals coming to the office for an appointment, we ask that you come in with a mask, or similar item, to cover your nose and mouth.  In addition, Dr. Crenshaw and his staff will be wearing a mask.  

As has been the case for years, Dr. Crenshaw and his staff will continue to wash their hands prior to, and after, each and every patient encounter. The office and exam rooms are also wiped down with sterile wipes multiple times throughout the day.

Please consult your health insurance company regarding coverage for telehealth encounters. For these encounters, patients will be asked to pay their co-pays as they would for any other office encounter. In addition, your insurance will be billed for the encounter. A telehealth encounter does require both video and audio interactions. Thus, each patient must have a personal computer, tablet or phone with a functioning camera, microphone and speaker. Instructions will be forwarded to patients on how to set up a telehealth encounter using one of the devices described above.

The Inova Loudon Ambulatory Surgical Center is closed from 03/23/2020-05/08/2020. Thus, elective EGD and colonoscopy will not be performed during this period time. However, urgent or emergent EGD and colonoscopy can be arranged at the Inova Loudoun Hospital if clinically warranted.

We will continue to work hard to provide all patients with the best care possible during this difficult time. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 703-444-4799.

Our mission is to provide you with exceptional care in a professional, courteous and caring environment.

Dr. Ryan Crenshaw is a Board Certified Doctor of Gastroenterology specializing in Therapeutic and Diagnostic Endoscopy as well as Liver and Digestive Diseases. Dr. Crenshaw is well-recognized for his outstanding clinical skills and conscientious patient care.  

With over 17 years of experience, you can be confident in trusting us with your care.

Our main goals include:

  • Educating you about your personal GI issues
  • Evaluating your concerns and discussing your goals to help you decide which procedure is best for you.
  • Getting a complete knowledge of your medical history and condition so we can provide you with maximal safety and optimal medical care.

Dr.Crenshaw has been honored by Northern Virginia Magazine as a 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 Top Doctor.

Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of their patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by patients.

We diagnose and treat:

  • Heartburn & Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease (known as GERD).
  • Bowel Pattern Changes - Diarrhea, Constipation, and/or both
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Bloating and Gas Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Food allergies
  • Celiac Disease
  • Swallowing Disorders -- Diagnosing and assisting patients with swallowing difficulties including food getting stuck and pain when swallowing
  • Diagnosis and Management of Colonic Diseases- Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Diverticulosis, Diverticulitis, Polyps and Colon Cancer.
  • Investigation of Rectal Bleeding
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Hepatic (Liver) Disorders-- Diagnosing and treating liver diseases; evaluation of abnormal liver function test LFT's and treatment options for hepatitis A, hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
  • Diagnosis and management of Pancreatic Diseases
  • Obscure GI Bleeding

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