Dr. Harinath Sheela and Dr. Srinivas Seela are pleased to announce Interventional Gastroenterologist Douglas Weissman, MD, has joined their practice and will be seeing patients at Orlando Health in the newly expanded western Orlando service area of Digestive and Liver Center of Florida. Dr. Weissman will see patients at both Health Central Hospital located at 10000 W. Colonial Drive in Ocoee and at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital at 9400 Turkey Lake Road in Orlando.
Weissman is a Board-Certified Gastroenterologist as well as an advanced Endoscopist. He completed his postgraduate training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
Weissman completed a biliary endoscopic fellowship in Santiago, Chile under the auspices of Dr. Jerome Waye, and with Dr. Claudio Navarette, a well-known and highly regarded biliary endoscopist at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Following his Fellowships, Dr. Weissman served his community of Coral Springs, FL in private practice for more than 20 years with distinction.
During his time in private practice, Dr. Weissman completed an advanced endosonography fellowship in Montreal, Canada under the guidance of Drs. Anand Sahai and Sarto Paquin - both world renowned endosonographers.
Following the sale of his practice, he was recruited to the state of Indiana by a leading tertiary care trauma center and comprehensive cancer center. There Dr. Weissman was afforded the opportunity to work with exemplary gastroenterologists, and medical and surgical oncologists where he was introduced to the most complex cases in the state.
On returning to the state of Florida to be closer to family, Dr. Weissman reflected on his clinical philosophy:
Good doctors always try to do the right thing.
Great doctors do the right thing and are able to communicate with their peers and patients, in a timely and efficient manner, their plan of action.
You are only as good as your supporting cast and your respect for the patient experience.
Digestive and Liver Center of Florida is a Gastroenterology and Colorectal medical practice providing comprehensive healthcare services; patients also have access to the Endo-Surgical Center, a state-of-the-art facility that includes medical procedures such as colonoscopies on-site and a fully equipped operating room. Digestive and Liver Center of Florida offers patients high quality, personalized health care. Physicians have a wide range of clinical interests and understand the importance of getting to know patients personally, their medical history, their family and all of the factors that have an impact on their health.
For more information on the practice or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Douglas Weissman, please contact (407) 384-7388.
Digestive and Liver Center of Florida is an independently owned and operated medical practice and affiliated services. With seven Gastroenterolgists and three Colorectal Surgeons, Dr. Srinivas Seela and Dr. Harinath Sheela have recruited a team of top tier physicians and destination services for digestive healthcare and colorectal surgery. Digestive and Liver Center of Florida was founded in 2005, by the two brothers who continue to architect a growing center of excellence for treating digestive, liver and colorectal issues
Along with their current medical office, Digestive and Liver Center of Florida also has an in-house Endo-Surgical Center and operating room.
The Physicians of the Endo Surgical Center of Florida, LLC welcome you to the Endoscopy Center in East Orlando, a free-standing ambulatory center in the state specializing in endoscopy, offering patients a convenient, yet sophisticated alternative to the hospital. The center's location on Dean Road was carefully chosen for its surroundings; safe and free parking and easy access to Rt. 408 and Rt. 417.
The physician staff is comprised of board-certified Gastroenterologists who have served in Orlando and trained from highly regarded universities: Yale University School of Medicine and Medical College of Virginia. The subspecialties offered within the group provide a broad range of expertise in the gastrointestinal field. We believe that our team of physicians and nurses are second to none.