Dr. Stephen Gerrish, MD

Dr. Stephen Gerrish, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(18)
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Dr. Stephen Gerrish, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Saba University / School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1305 S Fort Harrison Ave

Clearwater, FL 33756

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Peptic Diseases
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Alanine Transaminase
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Bacterial Infections of the Digestive Tract
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Diseases of the Intestine
  • Benign Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Stricture
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Caroli's Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Active Hepatitis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Digestive Disorders
  • Chronic Infectious Diarrhea
  • Chronic Inflammatory Diarrhea
  • Chronic Liver Failure
  • Chronic Osmotic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Secretory Diarrhea
  • Chronic Steatorrheal Diarrhea
  • Chronic Viral Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Cirrhosis, Familial
  • Colitis
  • Colitis-Like Hematochezia
  • Collagenous Celiac Disease
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome
  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetic Diarrhea
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diarrhea
  • Diarrheagenic Escherichia Coli
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Drug-Induced Liver Disease
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Enteritis
  • Enterocolitis
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli Infection
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fistula
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Amyloidosis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Gilbert's Syndrome
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatitis E
  • Hepatitis G
  • Hepatitis X (Non - A, - B, - C, - D, - E)
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • IBS Associated With Endometriosis
  • IBS Associated With Giardiasis
  • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • IBS Associated With Pain Disorders
  • IBS Associated With Psychological Disorders
  • Idiopathic Liver Cirrhosis
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Epithelial Dysplasia
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Parasite
  • Intestinal Polyp
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) of Pancreas
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Overload
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Characterized by Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Alternating Bowel Habit
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Liver Abscess
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Enlargement
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Lymphocytic Colitis
  • Malabsorption and Malnutrition
  • Malignant Diseases of the Intestine
  • Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Microscopic Collagenous Colitis
  • Microscopic Lymphocytic Colitis
  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neoplasm of Stomach
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Pancolitis
  • Pancreas Tumor
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Pinworm
  • Polyp of Gallbladder
  • Polyps
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Pseudomembranous Colitis
  • Rapid Gastric Emptying
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Ulcer
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Rectosigmoid Neoplasm
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Reflux Laryngitis
  • Severe Constipation
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Thrush
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Varices
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Procedures

  • Ablation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • IV Sedation
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Opening of Bile Ducts
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Snare Polypectomy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic ERCP

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/19/2014
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    State: 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

  • The University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Saba University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gerrish has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gerrish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerrish's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerrish to family and friends
3.3
based on 18 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Gerrish's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Tampa, FL
Dr. Gerrish always gives the honest and whole hearted truth. He is a very good doctor and an agressive problem solver.
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