Florida Hospital Physician Group Welcomes New Advanced Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgeon

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Dr. Iswanto Sucandy joins Florida Hospital Physician Group and the nationally renowned Foregut and HPB practice, the Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders & Pancreatic Cancer, Advanced Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery within the Digestive Health Institute at Florida Hospital Tampa.

Dr. Iswanto Sucandy

He is an extremely talented surgeon; and I have no doubt he will be an immediate asset and advocate to the patients he will treat throughout the Tampa Bay community

Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is proud to welcome Iswanto Sucandy, MD, to the Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders & Pancreatic Cancer, Advanced Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery. Dr. Sucandy is a highly skilled, board certified, advanced GI Surgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of pancreatic, biliary and liver disorders.

Dr. Sucandy completed his residency in General Surgery at Jefferson Health-Abington Hospital in Pennsylvania. He then completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. He completed a second surgical fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Sucandy specializes in the treatment of pancreatic, biliary and liver cancers. He’s a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and American Board of Surgery (ABS). He is also a member International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association and Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.

As the newest surgeon to join the Foregut and HPB practice in the Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders & Pancreatic Cancer, Advanced Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery with Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy and Dr. Sharona B. Ross; Dr. Sucandy will work in collaboration with fellow FHPG physicians within the comprehensive and multidisciplinary team at the Digestive Health Institute (DHI). DHI includes Dr. Allen Chudzinski with the Advanced Center for Colorectal Surgery, as well as Dr. Michael Harris, Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi and Dr. Yasser Saloum with the Digestive Care Center, all located at Florida Hospital Tampa. The FHPG team of GI surgeons and hepatologists provide the highest levels of expertise diagnosing and treating primary and metastatic liver cancers, including fibrolamellar-hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma.

“We are both honored and excited that Dr. Sucandy has joined the Florida Hospital Physician Group. He is an extremely talented surgeon; and I have no doubt he will be an immediate asset and advocate to the patients he will treat throughout the Tampa Bay community and beyond,” shared Chris Jenkins, President of Florida Hospital Physician Group.

The Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders & Pancreatic Cancer, Advanced Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery is located at 3000 Medical Park Drive, Suite 500, Tampa, Florida 33613. Dr. Sucandy is currently accepting new patients along with Dr. Ross and Dr. Rosemurgy. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (813) 615-7030 or visit http://www.FHPhysicianGroup.com.

About Florida Hospital Physician Group
Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is a multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of communities throughout the greater Tampa Bay region with more than 130 providers operating in over 40 locations representing over 25 medical specialties. FHPG offers patients the highest level of compassionate and multidisciplinary care through a broad range of medical and surgical services, as well as direct access to five local Florida Hospitals, a Long Term Acute Care facility, imaging centers, specialty and urgent care centers, rehabilitation facilities and home care agencies located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 26 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FHPhysicianGroup.com.

About Florida Hospital Tampa
Florida Hospital Tampa is a not-for-profit 513-bed tertiary hospital specializing in cardiovascular medicine, neuroscience, orthopaedics, women’s services, pediatrics, oncology, endocrinology, bariatrics, wound healing, sleep medicine and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. Also located at Florida Hospital Tampa is the renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, a recognized leader in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and leading-edge research. The recent addition of the Doc1stER℠ shows that Florida Hospital Tampa is committed to providing compassionate and quality healthcare. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 26 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FHTampa.org.

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