About Us

Our Practice & Core Values

Our team of 2 board-certified fellowship-trained gastroenterologists has medical degrees in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. Each doctor’s field of special interest allows the GI associates to provide the proper diagnosis and treatment for the full spectrum of GI symptoms to help restore people to their optimal health. Digestive Diseases Associates caring GI doctors are able to offer superior GI care because of their commitment to both state-of-the-art techniques and a “patient-first philosophy.”

Meet Dr. Farrukh Saeed, M.D.

Dr. Saeed completed his Gastroenterology residency at Jamaica Hospital in Jamaica, NY and his Internal Medicine residency at Cabrini Medical Center in NY, NY. He is board-certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Saeed specializes in GI Problems, Crohn’s Disease, Liver and Gall Bladder Disorders, Inflammatory Bowel Disorders, Ulcers, Ulcerative Colitis, Upper Endoscopies, and Colon Cancer Screenings.

Farrukh Saeed, M.D. has been practicing for over 20 years in the Tampa Bay area. He is the managing partner for Digestive Diseases Associates of Tampa Bay and has hospital privileges: Brandon Regional Hospital, South Bay Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, Bay Area Physicians Surgery Center and Brandon Surgery Center .

Meet Dr. Farooque Dastgir, M.D.

Farooque Dastgir, M.D. joined our practice in July 2009 and completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Long Island College Hospital in NY and Residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Florida College of Medicine, Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. He is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Dastgir specializes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hepatitis, GERD, GI problems and Bowel Disorders, Colon Cancer Screenings, Liver and Pancreas Disorders.

Dr. Dastgir is welcoming new patients and he has hospital privileges at Brandon Regional Hospital, South Bay Hospital, Bay Area Physicians Surgery Center, Brandon Surgery Center.

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Our Nurse Practitioners

Our specialty-trained staff of Nurse Practitioners are also available for appointments.

Martie Jackson


Jennifer Jordan


Joyce Ortiz


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Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8 am-4:30 pm


876 S. Parsons Ave, Brandon FL 33511