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Meet Our Physicians

Neil Bajwa MD

Gastroenterologist

Neil Bajwa MD

Dr. Bajwa obtained his medical degree from Medical University of the Americas. He completed residency in Internal Medicine from Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology from Allegheny Hospital in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and Advanced Endoscopy at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Bajwa is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 2014. He is a member of American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Bajwa practices all aspects of Gastroenterology with special interest in therapeutic biliary endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, single balloon enteroscopy, colon cancer screening, capsule endoscopy and liver disease.Dr. Bajwa and his wife live in St. Petersburg.
Chetan Desai MD

Gastroenterologist

Chetan Desai MD

Dr. Desai obtained his medical degree from South Gujarat University, India. He completed residency in Internal Medicine from Catholic Medical Center, Affiliated with Cornell University in New York. He completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology from Bronx-Lebanon Hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical School in New York. Dr. Desai also has his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of South Florida, Tampa. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 1992. Dr. Desai was a past President of Gastro Florida, the largest gastroenterology group in the Tampa Bay area. He has served as a board member on various physician organizations. Dr. Desai is a member of American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Desai practices all aspects of Gastroenterology with special interest in colon cancer screening, therapeutic biliary endoscopy, small intestine capsule endoscopy and liver disease.
Tejinder Glamour MD

Gastroenterologist

Tejinder Glamour MD

Dr. Glamour received his MD degree with distinction from Dayanand Medical College (Ludhiana, India) in 1985. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) in 1995. He received the Outstanding Resident award during his training and was selected to become Chief Resident. He is board certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Since moving to St. Petersburg in 1995, Dr. Glamour has been in private practice and is voted to be one of the top doctors in Florida.In addition to his private practice, Dr. Glamour is an active member of the community. He is the founding member of the Free Hepatitis C Clinic (Chance Center) and has been serving the St. Petersburg Free Clinic for almost 20 years. As a result of these achievements, he received the Award of Excellence for Service to Our Community by the Tampa Hepatitis & Liver Support Group and was decorated with the Angels of Mercy award by the local community. Furthermore, Dr. Glamour serves as a member and chair in various departments, committees, and boards of the local St. Petersburg hospitals.Dr. Glamour and his wife live in St. Petersburg. They have raised four children.
Pothen Jacob MD

Gastroenterologist

Pothen Jacob MD

Dr. Jacob graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at University of Pittsburgh. He then joined a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. This included a one year fellowship in Motility Disorders, Sponsored by the National Institute of Health. Dr. Jacob is the lead author in several scientific publications in gastroenterology journals. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 1990. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Jacob practices in all aspects of Gastroenterology with special interest in Motility Disorders, Liver Disease and Colon cancer screening.
Nicholas Kozlov MD

Gastroenterologist

Nicholas Kozlov MD

Dr. Kozlov obtained his medical degree from the University of Illinois-College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He completed residency in Internal Medicine from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology from University of Texas, Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas and Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Kozlov is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 1984. He is a member of The Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha, Florida Gastroenterologic Society, American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Girish Patel MD

Gastroenterologist

Girish Patel MD

Dr. Patel graduated from B.J. Medical College in Gujarat India. His internship was at Bridgeport Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine in Connecticut. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He then joined a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Providence Hospital in Michigan. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 1995. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Patel is a member of The American College of Gastroenterology. He practices in all aspects of Gastroenterology with special interest in colon/GI track cancer screening and prevention, liver and biliary disease.
Mihir Patel MD

Gastroenterologist

Mihir Patel MD

Dr. Patel obtained his medical degree from The State University of Gujarat, India. He completed residency in Internal Medicine from The State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY in 2000. He obtained three years of fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at The University of Texas, Houston and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Patel has been in private practice since 2003. He is board certified in Gastroenterology with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). . He is a member of The American Gastroenterology Association, The American College of Gastroenterology and The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. His areas of interest and expertise include gastrointestinal cancers (Screening/Preventative measures), gastroesophageal reflux, liver and biliary disorders.Dr. Patel lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, son and their dog-Buddy.
Abhitabh Patil MD

Gastroenterologist

Abhitabh Patil MD

Dr. Patil obtained his medical degree from the University of Florida. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine from University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He completed three years of fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He also completed an additional, optional training year in Advanced, Therapeutic Endoscopy (Interventional Gastroenterology) from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He was on faculty as an Assistant Professor and Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois from 2009 to 2012. Dr. Patil was also the program director for Interventional Gastroenterology and trained fellows in Advanced, Therapeutic Endoscopy. He has published several articles, book chapters, and research papers. He has been in private practice since 2012. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Dr. Patil is currently the Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound at Saint Anthony’s Hospital.
Nihar Shah, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Nihar Shah MD

Dr. Shah completed residency in Internal medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Seton Hall University, NJ. He was on faculty as Assistant Professor at Joan C. Edward School of Medicine, Marshall University from 2015 to 2018. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Obesity Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and The Obesity Medicine Association. He serves as a member of different committees of American College of Gastroenterology, Obesity Medicine Association and the Obesity Society. He has published more than thirty peer review manuscripts. He has published numerous abstracts in local, national and international conferences. He also serves on the editorial board of many journals. He practices all aspects of Gastroenterology and Hepatology with special interest in therapeutic billiary endoscopy, balloon enteroscopy, esophageal manometery, radiofrequency ablation and endoscopic treatment of GERD.
Harry Sperber MD

Gastroenterologist

Harry Sperber MD

Dr. Sperber obtained his medical degree from State University of New York Suny Downstate Medical Center in New York City, New York. He completed residency in Internal Medicine from Boston City Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Sperber completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology from Boston VA Hospital in Boston Massachusetts. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 1982. He is a member of American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Florida Gastroenterologic Society and American Gastroenterological Association. Dr. Sperber practices all aspects of Gastroenterology with special interest in colon cancer screening and surveillance, inflammatory bowel disease, reflux, chronic constipation, diarrhea, GI bleeding and other disorders of the upper and lower GI tract.
Amy Strickland MD

Gastroenterologist

Amy Strickland MD

Dr. Strickland obtained her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed residency in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She completed fellowship training in Gastroenterology Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California.Dr. Strickland is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 2012. She is a member of American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Strickland practices all aspects of Gastroenterology with special focus on colon cancer screening and surveillance, inflammatory bowel disease, reflux, chronic constipation/diarrhea, GI bleeding and other disorders of the upper and lower GI tract.Dr. Strickland lives in St. Petersburg with her husband and four children.

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