Our physicians are faculty members at UF, expertly trained and Board certified to provide adult patients with the full spectrum of specialty medicine.
UF Health provides comprehensive medical care for the entire family. Board-certified physicians offer a full range of medical services for patients of all age groups. Our physicians can provide you with routine medical checkups, as well as the treatment of a wide viety of health problems.
Gastroenterologists and hepatologists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive tract and liver diseases.
The University of Florida College of Medicine’s Gastroenterology Division is nationally and internationally renowned for patient care, clinical investigations, and research. It is consistently recognized in the top three percent of gastroenterology programs nationwide by US News and World Report for treating patients with liver disease, liver transplants, and all gastrointestinal and pancreatic diseases.
The UF Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition offers extensive inpatient and outpatient services, including a unique gastrointestinal diagnostic laboratory for specialized testing. This laboratory enables physicians to measure gastrointestinal hormones and acid output in the stomach, test pancreatic functions, and conduct breath tests for a variety of diseases. UF Health also houses a 20-bed inpatient digestive and liver disease service.
UF Health and community physicians provide comprehensive care for a number of conditions:
- Pancreatic function tests (secretin test, serum trypsin)
- Esophageal, gastric, small bowel and rectal motility studies
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, diagnostic and therapeutic
- Biliary manometry
- Liver biopsy
- Endoscopic ultrasonography
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Motility disturbances
- Nutritional disorders
- Endoscopy and colonoscopy
- Endoscopic removal of bile duct stones
- Biliary and pancreatic duct stent placement
- Esophageal stent placement
UF Health Shands Hospital is rated as one of the nation's top hospitals for gastroenterology & GI surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
Meeting your health care needs
Physical therapy, occupational therapy and massage therapy services for patients experiencing problems associated with surgery or due to side effects of chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
UF Health offers day-of, on-site imaging services in a qualified medical center.
UF Health Specialty Pharmacy focuses on medication therapy for patients with complex disease states. Medications in our specialty pharmacy range from oral to cutting-edge injectable and biologic products.
Full-service, on-site lab services and testing for your convenience.
Accepts most prescription plans; competitive prices; on-site.
UF Health has an adaptive seating clinic where our therapists evaluate patients for both adaptive equipment and mobility device needs.
Address, directions and parking
UF Health offers free parking to patients as well as their families and guests.
Fares are $0.75-$1.50. Exact change is required. Some passengers are eligible to ride for free.
Free shuttles are available and are equipped for people with disabilities.
Vouchers are available at checkout and must be presented to the parking attendant.
Hours of operation
|Monday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tuesday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wednesday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thursday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Friday||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
Conditions and treatments
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Gastroenterology – Medical Specialties – Medical Plaza, please contact (352) 273-9400, Referral Fax: (352) 627-4179.
Costs, billing, and insurance
Pay your bill online by logging into MyUFHealth. If you'd like to pay by phone, please call (352) 265-7906 or our toll-free number (888) 766-8154. You can also make checks or money orders payable to UF Health PO Box 16051 Lewiston, ME 04243-9534.
If you have questions or wish to pay in person, please consult our billing section.
Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.
Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.
For your convenience and peace of mind
Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.
Many of UF Health's properties have various branch ATMs and/or branch offices.
Baby-changing stations are available in many of UF Health's restrooms.
Options include Opus Coffee and Starbucks in the hospital atriums.
Patients and guests get free wireless internet access at UF Health hospitals.
The Garden of Hope, Sun Terrace, and other spaces help patients and families relax.
Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.
The Gift Stops offer a wide variety of gifts and products for patients and families.
UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.
You can download a form or call (352) 594-0909 to have medical records mailed or faxed.
Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.
Social workers are part of the patient's care team and work with medical staff and nurses.