Dr. Shawkat H. Kero, MD

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Dr. Shawkat H. Kero, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

KERO SHAWKAT MD 11373 Cortez Blvd Ste 401, Brooksville, FL 34613 Get Directions
(352) 596-8995

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Dr. Kero specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Brooksville, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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4.7 based on 23 responses
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Experience with Dr. Kero
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (23)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (23)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (23)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kero's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (22)
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New York, NY |
Dr. Kero is wonderful....listened to me, addressed any concerns and was very thorough. Office stasis is great too. Would highly recommend!
in Bushnell, FL |
very informative
in Spring Hill, FL |
Everyone was was very nice and friendly and didn't wait very long to get in to see the Doc...The place was very well clean..
in Spring Hill, FL |
He told me I did not have Ilietis, (a form of Chron's) yet it is shown on my ct scan twice. he said I misread it and refused to even do a biopsy to confirm. He is very one minded and whatever he thinks you have he will ignore all other issues because they were not his prognosis. Such as not treating me for any of the following disorders/issues:Gastroparesis,Gastritis,Ibs,Hemorrhoids,Diverticulosis,hiatal hernia and more.Some of these are hard to treat but he said none of these serious or painful
in Homosassa, FL |
He is very thoughtful,informative,and gentle ....
in Spring Hill, FL |
The doctor takes time with the patient and explains things clearly and thoroughly. He is professional, respectful and pleasant.
in Spring Hill, FL |
Excellent, professional, pleasant, and very thorough. Easy to talk to.
in Homosassa Fl |
Dr. Keep was so very nice & understanding. Explained my problem and put me on the road to recovery. He took all the time I needed and did not rush. . I will continue to see him & I very highly recommend him .
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Dilatation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

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.

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Mumbai

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Dwnst Kings Co Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Completed in 1981

    SUNY Dwnst Kings Co Hospital

    Completed in 1980

    Va Med Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Va Med Center Mt Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hindi

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kero's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kero

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients