Dr. Isaac Kalvaria, MD

Dr. Isaac Kalvaria, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Isaac Kalvaria, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Godfrey Huggins School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

1801 Arlington St # 101

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

(941) 894-3490

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diverticulitis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kalvaria "Mission Statement Serve the community with high quality, state of the art care of gastrointestinal and liver disorders, in a pleasant and comfortable environment. Empower our patients to improve their gastro-intestinal health by making informed decisions. Recognize and support the dignity and worth of our patients and employees in a respectful and compassionate manner. Support and encourage the continuing education of referring physicians and other local health providers in the diagnosis and appropriate management of gastrointestinal and liver disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

88  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • None (Trained Under British System)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Godfrey Huggins School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Harare Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalvaria has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kalvaria's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalvaria to family and friends
45 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kalvaria's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I have been a patient for years with Dr. Kalvaria. He is patient and friendly. He listens to my concerns. I have had two colonoscopies performed by him.
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I would like to make an addendum to my entry of June 18th. At that time there were problems with the patient portal system and the telephone voice mails in Dr. Kalvaria’s office. Once I was able to talk with Dr. Kalvaria I felt very comfortable with him and his expertise. In fact, due to his...more
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I spent 2+ yrs, $20,000 in prescriptions and my issues are the same. I complained to his staff never received a response. I had to threaten them to get my records. Not so helpful since this doctor is a mbr of the Florida Digestive Health Physicians group, Dr. Lee Mitchel refused to see me because...more
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I reviewed this patient's chart. I made a number of recommendations which worked for him. Unfortunately due to his medication coverage the medications which worked were expensive. This is a problem that prescribing physicians are facing increasingly and have no control over. Since he is having trouble finding another gastro-enterologist in the area, I will be happy to see him back and continue to try to resolve his gastro problems

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Dr Kalvaria is a competent physician, however the office is so poorly run that it could put your health at risk. In addition to being disorganized, the attitude of the staff is dismissive, somewhat careless, and bordering on a lack of respect for patients. Just getting through to the office staff...more
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Due to recent retirement of 2 gastroenterologists we have been flooded with new patients. My partner and I are trying to recruit a new doctor and increasing our staff. For existing patients, we strongly encourage you to register for the patient portal which allows you to communicate with us bypassing the telephone system

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Although Dr. Kalvaria was excellent along with his anesthesiologist Dr. Sunday his staff is completely INCOMPETENT. At the time of my procedure I was incorrectly charged hundreds of dollars and still have not received a refund yet have been sent overdue bills that the office said was a mistake. ...more
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