Ronald S. Powell, MD

Ronald Powell, MD, received his medical degree from Indiana University, and went on to complete his residency and fellowship at The University of South Florida. Dr. Powell is double board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. 

Dr. Powell has been caring for The Gastroenterology Center’s patients since 1988, and has been listed in the “Best Doctors of America” since 1996. He treats a multitude of gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, abdominal pain, altered bowel function, liver diseases, GERD, Barrett’s Esophagus, and performs colorectal cancer screenings. He also has a keen interest in research protocols of the body’s enzymes. 

Dr. Powell states he chose the practice of Gastroenterology, “due to the satisfaction in helping people with different problems and afflictions feel better through diagnosis and treatment.”


Digestive Health Tips

Heartburn is a common affliction for many people, but if left untreated it can lead to complications such as Barrett’s Esophagus, which is a precursor to esophageal cancer.

Dr. Powell states he chose to practice Gastroenterology, “to treat a wide scope of different problems and afflictions and using modern treatment to help these patients feel better.” 

Utilizing advanced techniques and modern treatment plans, along with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and surgical suites helps support our patients’ road to recovery.  

Digestive Health Tips From Our Staff

If you suffer from acid reflux, try to avoid caffeinated beverages and sodas as they boost the acid in the stomach and cause bloating. 

 

Dr. Powell states he chose to practice Gastroenterology, “to treat a wide scope of different problems and afflictions and using modern treatment to help these patients feel better.”