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Partnering With You to Provide Your Patients With Comprehensive GI Care

Make a Referral

The Digestive Health Institute routinely accepts referrals from primary care physicians and other gastroenterologists and surgeons to provide their patients with tertiary and quaternary care. Our surgeons offer many unique-to-the-region treatments that are less invasive and leave patients with improved function and prognoses. While AdventHealth Tampa is not an academic medical center, the physicians and surgeons at the Digestive Health Institute are leaders in their fields. Their care is often informed by their own research, and they continually strive to offer patients improved treatment options.

To refer a patient, contact us today. We appreciate your patient referrals and look forward to collaborating with you in providing your patients with the utmost level of care.

Here is a sampling of the care and procedures we often receive patient referrals for:

Minimally invasive GI surgery, including robotic and laparo-endoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery where applicable. MIS procedures offered at DHI include:

  • Cholecystectomy, including cholecystectomy with epidural anesthesia
  • Esophagectomy
  • Fundoplication
  • Liver resection (robotic)
  • Pancreatectomy/Whipple Procedure
  • Colorectal surgery, including:
  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic procedures
  • Sphincter-preserving surgery
  • Ileoanal anastomosis (J-pouch procedure)
  • Alternatives to abdominoperineal resection (APR) such as lower anterior resection (LAR)
  • Anal cancer screening
  • Medical and/or surgical care for irritable bowel disease
  • Advanced and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Swallowing problems

To speak with a provider from the Digestive Health Institute about the individual needs of one of your patients, call Call813-615-7557.

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Faster Recoveries. Better Outcomes.

Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery

All the surgeons at the Digestive Health Institute (DHI) at AdventHealth Tampa have a large depth of experience in offering minimally invasive surgery. 

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Surgical Consultations For Digestive Cancer Without The Wait

Appointments Within 5 Days for Patients with Cancer

At DHI, we know that after being diagnosed with cancer, patients want and often need to begin treatment quickly. So we make it a priority to offer appointments for cancer surgery consultations within 5 business days, and often earlier. Our surgeons will make themselves available to see you right away, even for a second opinion.

Patients who are newly diagnosed with cancer, or have just found out they have cancer recurrence, qualify for this priority access. Our surgeons will make themselves available to see you right away, even for a second opinion. We want to help you start your treatment as soon as possible.

If you have been diagnosed with a cancer of the digestive system, don’t wait. 
Call the Digestive Health Institute at Call813-615-7557.