(MIAMI, February 13, 2019) — Gastro Health, LLC (“Gastro Health”), announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Giles Gastroenterology Center, P.A. DBA Gastroenterology Specialists (“Gastroenterology Specialists”), a leading physician group with more than three decades of practice in Orlando. This marks Gastro Health’s second acquisition in the Central Florida market, after it acquired Central Florida Gastroenterology in August of 2018.

“We are delighted to partner with such a fine group of physicians and teammates,” said Joseph M. Garcia, Gastro Health CEO. “The integration of Gastroenterology Specialists enhances our ability to deliver quality care to the Orlando market. We are focused on thoughtful growth and partnering with physicians who share our commitment to providing an exceptional healthcare experience.”

Gastroenterology Specialists was established in 1986 and is one of the region’s most trusted resources for the evaluation and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, including colonoscopies for colon cancer screening and prevention. Joining the Gastro Health team are board-certified physicians Andrew Giles, M.D.; Anthony J. Coppola, M.D.; and Anthony C. Lin, M.D. Dr. Giles is the former Chief of Staff and Chief of Medicine at Florida Hospital Altamonte.

“We are pleased and excited to join Gastro Health,” said Dr. Andrew Giles of Gastroenterology Specialists. “The combination of our shared values of having quality personnel and compassionate care, along with Gastro Health’s robust infrastructure, allows us to expand our capabilities and to improve the health of our patients.”

About Gastro Health

Gastro Health is one of the leading gastroenterology groups in the United States. Gastro Health strives to provide outstanding medical care and an exceptional healthcare experience. The Gastro Health care teams, utilize technology, clinical expertise, and compassionate care to provide a personalized approach to digestive health and overall wellness. Learn more at gastrohealth.com.

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