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Dr. Jody Berner

Dr. Jody Berner was born and raised on Long Island, outside New York City. He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science from Harper College at the State University of New York in Binghamton, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors. From there he went on to complete his MD degree at the University of Rochester before returning to New York City for his postgraduate training. Following Internship and Residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, he was first awarded Board certification in Internal Medicine in 1990 and then elected to pursue advanced training as a digestive specialist. During his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Bronx Veterans hospital he became involved in research focusing on new endoscopic technologies, pharmaceuticals, colitis, as well as liver disease. This interest in liver disease in particular led him to pursue an additional year of advanced training in liver disease, transplant medicine, and biliary endoscopy with his Hepatology Fellowship at Mount Sinai as well. Subsequently he received initial Board Certification in Gastroenterology in 1993 and he relocated with his wife to Clearwater where he entered private practice. He has been a member of the medical staff at Morton Plant Hospital since that time, and served on various committees. In addition to multiple awards he has received the honors of additional titles from several professional societies, including the distinction of American Gastroenterologist Association Fellow as well as Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. He and his wife have participated in school boards and committees, religious organizations, charitable societies, film & the arts.  Most importantly they have been very involved with numerous sports teams and activities with their 3 boys.

Dr. Anmarie Moore

Dr. Anmarie Moore started working at Bay Area Gastrointestinal, Endoscopy and Liver Specialists in 2007.  Dr. Moore is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico where she attended medical school at the University of New Mexico.  She completed a combined internal medicine/pediatric residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  While in Los Angeles, she served as a co-Chief Resident for her residency in her final year.

Following residency, she moved to Tucson, Arizona and spent a year as a part-time research assistant with the Neuro-enteric research Group at the Southern Arizona VA Health Center.  She completed a gastroenterology fellowship program through the University of Arizona.  Her focus third year was pediatric gastroenterology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  During her third year, she received special training in inflammatory bowel disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical center through a special grant from the Crohn's Colitis Foundation.  Dr. Moore is board certified in internal medicine, adult gastroenterology and is board eligible in pediatrics.

Dr. Moore moved to Florida with her family to join the team at Bay Area Gastro and has enjoyed working with the excellent medical community in the Clearwater area.  She has privileges at Morton Plant Hospital.  Dr. Moore has regular office hours, performs routine endoscopic procedures and reads video capsule endoscopy.  She accepts patients age 16 and above.

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Dr. Sarah Manitsas

Dr. Sarah Manitsas, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Clearwater, FL and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Ohio State Med Center Columbus Oh in 2002. She specializes in Gastroenterology.

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