Dr. Sobia Ali, MD

GastroenterologyFemaleAge 43

Dr. Ali
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Ambulatory Surgery Center

4500 E Fletcher Ave Tampa, FL 33613

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(813) 751-9727

Dr. Sobia Ali, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Tampa, FL. She is affiliated with Adventhealth Tampa. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ali to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Ali's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ali treats Gastritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Ali treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Esophagitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ali treats Esophagitis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ali treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ali treats Hernia more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ali treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Dr. Ali's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Achalasia
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fever
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Giardiasis
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • pH Probe
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pinworm
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Tension Headache
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Whipple's Disease
  • Wireless pH Testing
  • Yeast Infections

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(813) 751-9727

Dr. Ali accepts the following insurance:

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Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
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Dr. Ali's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ali

3.3

Based on 16 ratings

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What went well
  • Wait times (11)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (10)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (9)
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly (4)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
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She rushes you and doesn’t listen. My first appointment i was coming from a pediatric G.I and I saw Dr. Ali for 3 minutes. Also had a poor experience when I went for my colonoscopy. I was out in the hall for 20 minutes because she kept taking patients in when all she needed to do was explain what she found, the nurses were even upset with her. At my check up visit I was anxious to even go because of my past experience. She told me I was fine and I brought my medical records that I also had faxed over because I had a diagnosis of crohn’s. She said “oh this is a lot” as if I didn’t have them sent over prior to my first appointment. She told me the results were fine and said I don’t know why your having symptoms follow up in a year. I have never felt so pushed aside by a doctor ever. Also, as I was waiting for my appointment the staff was speaking about another patient how they keep calling even when they have answered her questions. I asked for my records and I will not be back.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Apr 24, 2021
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My experience with Dr Ali and the office staff was not well at all. I was trying to give the office the benefit of the doubt as things kept slipping through the cracks (ie setting up calls with the doctor, then the doctor doesn’t call , it ends up being the nurse practitioner. Also emails sent saying the doctor found some test results and needs to speak with you and no one calls). The last draw for me was my prescription got mixed up twice! Once it was an old prescription that was put in, I called to correct and then the other was a BIG MISTAKE, the doctor didn’t call it in, one of the nurse practitioners did and it was some sort of BI POLAR/ Schizophrenic drug that could of done A LOT OF HARM on my liver! The office seems to often been unorganized and Dr Ali seems to be quick to prescribe. I would not recommend until they slow down and tighten up that staff!!
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Aug 17, 2020
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I saw Dr. Ali on August 13th due to pain in my upper right abdomen and to schedule a colonoscopy. Dr. Ali suggested I have an upper abdominal ultrasound and bloodwork that same day or no later than the next day as she suspected gallstones. I had both tests completed that same day. As of today, August 22nd, and after repeated unreturned phone calls to the office, I have not been able to speak to anyone to get the results of the tests. I personally went to the Imaging center today, picked up my results and made an appointment to see another physician. I cannot totally blame Dr. Ali who may or may not have known about my calls, but this was a total lack of communication. I will not be returning.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Aug 23, 2019
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Dr Ali saw my dad in the ER, she is the best doctor.She is very knowledgeable and know what she is doing.My dad also saw her at her clinic which is really nice with courteous office staff and again Dr.Ali has the best bedside manner.She is never rushing and listened to all of our concerns.
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Mar 08, 2019
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Dr Ali is absolutely amazing. Truly compassionate, caring, thorough, and extremely intelligent. She really knows what she’s doing and remains as minimally invasive as she can with treatment, at least in my experience. I’ve seen a lot of doctors, and she is top notch! Highly recommended
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Feb 24, 2019
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First time office visit with established in hospital treatment. Dr. Ali has a great bedside manner and listens to your concerns. Very knowledgeable and is aware of her limitations. Very approachable. Thorough office visit. In and out in less than a hour!
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MW in Brooksville – Nov 09, 2018
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First , It’s very difficult to get a appt. Then you bring it to doctors attention & she makes an excuse for her untrained staff on following up & following through. These people should had learned those basic characteristics from their parents. Then to top it off , next appt at out patient surgery center scheduled by the original complaint,hooked up to I v and doctor was at another center . Still have not heard from doctor. Wow !!!!
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Nov 07, 2018
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TOTAL WASTE OF TIME. THEY OVERBILLED MY INSURANCE PROVIDER FOR SIMPLE OFFICE VISITS BY PROVIDING FRAUDULENT BLOATED PROCEDURE DESCRIPTIONS AND SERVICES. THEY NEED TO BE INVESTIGATED FOR FRAUD AND CLOSED DOWN. STAY AWAY!!!!
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Unfortunate patient in Tampa, FL – Jul 25, 2018
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Dr. Ali is to me a very good doctor. She is very patient, compassionate & thorough with questions and answers. I've been to many GI Dr's and by far Dr. Ali to me is first class. Proud to have her as my Dr. Thank you Dr Ali
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Amy, Gaston in Tampa, FL – Oct 10, 2017
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If you are looking for a passionate, caring doctor than Dr.Ali is the right choice for you.She knows what she is doing, she took care of my mom while my mom was in ICU.She is humble, polite and treats you like family not like a number.She was there for us to answer any questions we had and explained each and everything about my mom's condition.We need doctors like her who are so knowledgeable but also have the best bedside manner.May God bless her for saving my mom.She is an amazing doctor.
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Amana Farooqui in Tampa, FL – Jan 05, 2017
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Dr Ali is very informative. She takes her time, explains short term and long term treatments. As a healthcare professional myself, I would absolutely recommend her.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Mission statement

To provide high quality and compassionate care in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

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Biography

Dr Ali has been in practice since 2009. He main areas of interest include abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Unity Health System/ University Of Rochester
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Sobia Ali, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ali has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Sobia Ali, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Sobia Ali, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ali frequently treats Gastritis, Esophagitis, and Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ali treats.

Where is Dr. Sobia Ali, MD's office located?

Dr. Ali's office is located at 4500 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33613. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Sobia Ali, MD speak?

Dr. Ali speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Practice

Ambulatory Surgery Center4500 E Fletcher Ave Tampa, FL 33613
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Adventhealth Tampa

Tampa, FL

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average