About Us


A Team of Board Certified, experienced physicians offering:

            Extended Services

  • multilingual, patient-centered services

  • a range of GI state-of-the-art procedures unique in Highlands County

  • treatment of the entire digestive system

  • related cancer prevention and detection


          What We Do Better

Specialty Clinic

A multi-physician Team specialty practice, and integrated deliver system.

Continuity of Care

Venues inclde outpatient, SEC(surgery center), inpatient/hospital,  with open referrals to “best” specialist(s).

Comprehensive Care

Entire digestive system, internal medicine, nutrition: medically complex with chronic conditions & comorbidities.

Complete Care

Diagnosis, therapeutic treatment, procedures, wellness.

Integrated Care

In house quick-turnaround Pathology, affiliated SEC(surgery center).

Unique Offerings

Exclusive procedures in Highlands County, such as EUS.

Skilled & Experienced

High frequency of clinical activity enhances proficiency(diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures); significant cumulative years of medical experience and range of experience.

Team Based Medicine

A clinic venue allowing for readily available peer physician consults; and accommodation of patient gender preferences(female PA & clinical staff).

Flexible Financing

Accommodation of patients with financial need: custom payment plans.

Community Presence

Multiple locations, serving Highlands County since 1979: practice continuity & stability – serving the current generation.

Community Service

Thakkar Foundation and other benevolent activities, awards, and contributions, with a focus on outstanding youth – serving the next generation.

Jobs Creation

Expanding local employment, providing livelihoods to families.

SEC(affiliated Surgery & Endoscopy Center)

Quicker access, patient-friendly environment, less patient out-of-pockets(co-pays & co-insurance), focused facility & staff, better outcomes.

Strong Affiliations

Florida Hospital Heartland, Florida Hospital Lake Placid, Highlands Regional Medical Center, SEC, Thakkar Foundation.


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