Digestive Diseases Associates of Tampa Bay

Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Facility 

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(813) 653-3359


(813) 662-9639

Office Location

 876 S. Parsons Ave. Brandon (Main Office)

720 Cortaro Dr. Sun City Center (Friday Morning Appts Only)


Welcome to Our Practice

Digestive Diseases Associates of Tampa Bay, LLC is a state-of-the-art gastrointestinal (GI) medical specialty facility. We are a team of doctors, nurses and administrative personnel who strive to provide excellent patient care in a friendly environment. We understand that being sick is not easy. Therefore, we will strive to provide you with the same care we would want for ourselves and our family members.

Our goal is to prevent, diagnose, and treat digestive diseases using the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art techniques. We strive to meet each individual’s special needs by providing the highest quality and the most cost-effective care in a warm, friendly, and professional environment.


Our team of Board Certified physicians and professional staff are leaders in the local medical community. We are continuously striving to improve our knowledge of the latest medical procedures because we believe that our patients are entitled to the most effective methods available.

Your comfort is our utmost concern. The emphasis is on you at Digestive Diseases Associates of Tampa Bay, LLC. There is nothing more important than your good health, and we will work together to keep you feeling your best!

Colon Cancer Screening

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Liver Disease

Hemorrhoid Treatment



What is GERD?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease commonly referred to as GERD, or acid reflux is a condition in which the liquid contents of the stomach regurgitates into the esophagus. The liquid can inflame and damage the lining of the esophagus. The regurgitated liquid usually contains acid and pepsin that are produced in the stomach.

Common Symptoms
  • Chronic Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Belching
  • Sore Throat
  • Difficulty or Pain in Swallowing
  • Sour Taste in the Mouth
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough

What is an Ulcer?

An Ulcer is a lesion on the mucosal surface of the esophagus, stomach or duodenum caused by inflammation that progressively erodes the superficial tissues. Millions of people are affected by ulcers each year. Irritants such as alcohol and drugs, an imbalance of gastric acids and bacteria that inflame mucosal tissues cause ulcers.

Common Symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Weight Loss
  • A gnawing, dull or aching pain, similar to hunger pangs
  • Bacterial Infections

What is a Hiatal Hernia?

A hiatal hernia is an anatomical abnormality in which part of the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm and up into the chest. It is thought that hiatal hernia are caused by a larger than normal esophageal hiatus. Other factors include a permanent shortening of the esophagus (which can be caused by inflammation and scarring from reflux or regurgitation). An abnormally loose attachment of the esophagus to the diaphragm also may cause a hiatal hernia.

Common Symptoms
  • Heartburn
  • Gas
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Reflux
  • Burping
What is an Upper GI Endoscopy?

What is an Upper GI Endoscopy?

Upper GI endoscopy is an examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. It is also known as EGD (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)). There are many reasons for which an EGD is performed. Here are some of the more common indications of an EGD: • Evaluation of the cause...

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What is a Colonoscopy and Why Do It?

What is a Colonoscopy and Why Do It?

Colonoscopy, or Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, is the examination of the large bowel with a flexible video endoscope. This procedure may be performed for gastrointestinal emergencies on hospitalized patients, but more commonly it is used as a screening or...

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder characterized most commonly by cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. IBS causes a great deal of discomfort and distress, but it does not permanently harm the intestines and does not lead to a serious...

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Who is at risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Who is at risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Every one of us is at risk for colorectal cancer. Over 100,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2008. The majority of people who develop colorectal cancer have no known risk factors. Although the exact cause of colorectal cancer is not known,...

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Office Hours

Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 4:30 pm



876 S. Parsons Ave, Brandon FL, 33511 (Main Office)


720 Cortaro Dr.

Sun City Center, FL,  33573

 (Friday Morning Appointments Only)