Garth O. George, MD FACG
Dr. Garth O. George is a board certified gastroenterologist and hepatologist at Advanced Gastroenterology & Surgery Associates (AGSA). Hepatology is a branch of medicine that incorporates the study of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and biliary tree (the system of vessels that directs secretions from these organs through a series of ducts into the duodenum), as well as the management of their disorders.
Dr. George received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies in 1986. He completed his residency in internal medicine, as well as fellowships in hepatology and gastroenterology, at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Veteran's Administration, and Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida.
After completing his fellowships in 1993, Dr. George returned to Grenada and worked at General Hospital in St. George’s, where he served as medical director from 1997 to 2001. He then moved back to the U.S. and joined a gastroenterology practice in North Carolina before moving to Florida and joining Advanced Gastroenterology & Surgery Associates.
Dr. George is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG). He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).
Dr. George’s specialties include:
- General gastroenterology and hepatology
- Screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic colonoscopies
- Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (EGD)
- Small bowel enteroscopy
- Capsule endoscopy
- Esophageal dilation
- Liver and pancreatic disease management