About James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG

Please Note: Our address has changed as of July 26, 2021.

 

Dr. James Leavitt is the President and Chief Clinical Officer for Gastro Health. He has been in private practice in Miami since 1980. As a founding physician of Gastro Health, Dr. Leavitt has been instrumental in growing the organization from the original four physician practice to the current multistate gastrointestinal platform.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • H. Pylori
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Small Intestinal Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • ERCP & Stents
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal pH Testing (Bravo)
  • Esophageal pH Testing (Breath Test)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • IV Therapy
  • Liver Biopsies
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • PEG Placement

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the Galloway Office

Galloway

9408 SW 87th Ave.
Suite 200
Miami, FL 33176

Phone: 305-913-0666
Fax: 305-913-0663

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.

Education

Medical

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Residency

The University of Miami School of Medicine

Internship

The University of Miami School of Medicine

Fellowship

The University of Miami School of Medicine

Teaching Appointments

Florida International University

Professional Highlights

Certifications

Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognitions

Professional Memberships

  • Past president and current member of the Florida Gastroenterology Society
  • Member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and has served on the practice management committee
  • Member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and has served on the practice management committee
  • Served as two-term South Florida Governor for the ACG

Articles

Patient Care

The new recommended age for a colorectal cancer screening is 45

The US Preventive Services Task Force lowers the recommended colorectal cancer screening to age 45

Press Release

James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG, receives the 2021 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) President's Award

James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG, receives the 2021 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) President's Award

Press Release

James Leavitt, MD, Discusses Growing a Private Practice with Authority Magazine

Dr. Leavitt illustrates the challenges of managing a private practice and creating growth while caring for patients.