Gastro Health acquires largest private practice in Orlando — 4 insights

Miami-based Gastro Health is entering the central Florida market by acquiring Orlando's largest private gastroenterology group, Central Florida Gastroenterology.

Here's what you should know:

1. Central Florida Gastroenterology's nine office locations and two endoscopy centers are staffed by eight physicians and six advanced practitioners.

2. The acquisition will allow Gastro Health to grow its Central Florida presence and provide residents more options for care.

3. Central Florida Gastroenterology Managing Partner Avanish Aggarwal, MD, said in a release, "We believe this collaboration will have an immediate and positive impact on our patient community. Gastro Health's robust infrastructure will allow us to further systematize our approach to exceptional patient care by driving efficiencies that support quality, access and value."

4. Gastro Health CEO Joseph Garcia said, "We are proud to be entering the Orlando market by partnering with such an esteemed group. Central Florida Gastroenterology brings decades of specialized experience in the region, adding depth to our roster of world-class physicians and bolstering our leadership position in Florida."

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