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Friday, October 6th, 2017 @ 9:14PM

Gastro Health acquires Digestive Center of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami, Florida – October 6, 2017) – Gastro Health, LLC has acquired the practice of Digestive Center of the Palm Beaches specializing in colon cancer screening and gastroenterology. The acquisition marks Gastro Health’s fourth office in Palm Beach County and sets the bar even higher, as the…

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 @ 1:35PM

Gastro Health welcomes Simon Frisch as new Vice President of Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami, Florida – October 4, 2017)  – Gastro Health is pleased to announce and welcome Simon Frisch, MBA as its new Vice President of Operations. In this role, Frisch will report to the CEO and oversee the operational strategy and execution for the company.  This includes operating,…

Monday, August 28th, 2017 @ 2:12PM

Beckersasc: Surviving and thriving through healthcare reform — Gastro Health’s Dr. James Leavitt on consolidating markets

Miami-based Gastro Health has been able to expand over the past 11 years due to its willingness to adapt, especially as new legislation continually comes into the mix. Founded in 2006, Gastro Health is Florida’s largest gastroenterology provider, with a network of more than 90 physicians staffing 27 Florida locations….

Monday, August 28th, 2017 @ 1:44PM

Miami Herald: How a scrawny girl conquered her Crohn’s disease and now runs half marathons

At age 16, Esther Hirsch wasn’t developing as fast as other girls her age. “I was 90 pounds,” Hirsch said. “I was skin and bones.” At age 12, she was diagnosed with a growth deficiency and prescribed medication. But her symptoms persisted. She had a loss of appetite, couldn’t gain…

Friday, July 28th, 2017 @ 7:39PM

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 @ 6:42PM

Gastro Health acquires first GI practice outside of South Florida

Acquisition of Digestive Health Physicians in Fort Myers, Florida solidifies Gastro Health’s growth into new markets FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami, Florida – July 15, 2017) – Gastro Health, LLC has acquired the practice of Digestive Health Physicians and Outpatient Anesthesia Specialists, LLC in Fort Myers, Florida. The acquisition marks Gastro…

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 @ 10:15AM

South Florida Business Journal: Gastro Health acquires five-physician practice in Miami

Gastro Health acquired Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates, which has five physicians in Miami. This marks the 26th South Florida location for Miami-based Gastro Health. It now has nine pediatric gastroenterologists in South Florida. Gastro Health acquired Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates, with physicians Dr. Erick Hernandez, Dr. Jesse Reeves-Garcia, Dr. William Muinos, Dr….

Sunday, May 28th, 2017 @ 10:05AM

Miami Herald: 20-somethings have twice the risk of getting colon cancer

You’re not too young to get colon cancer. While the rate of colorectal cancers is declining for adults 65 and older, the U.S. rates are sharply on the rise for young and middle-aged adults. “Young people born in 1990 have double the risk of having colon cancer and quadruple the…