Dr. Eric Steckler Retires.

Steckler Retirement

Dr. Eric Steckler retired at the end of September after more than 20 years as a practicing gastroenterologist in the Palm Harbor, Florida area. He will be missed by the Gastro Florida team and we wish him well in his retirement! In the picture to the left, from left to right, Dr. David Becker, current Board President of Gastro Florida; Dr. Eric Steckler; and Mr. Seena Salyani, CEO of Gastro Florida.

Gastro Florida Welcomes 2 New Physicians!

Parth Joshi MD Headshot

Gastro Florida also welcomed aboard two new physicians: Dr. Parth Joshi (pictured top right) and Dr. Arjun Nanda (pictured bottom left).

Dr. Joshi was born in India then moved to New York City when he was 6 years old. He grew up in Flushing, Queens, New York before moving to Palm Harbor while in high school. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He also received his M.D. from the University of Florida. He did his internal medicine residency at Emory University and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of South Florida. Dr. Joshi is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Gastroenterological Association, the Florida Gastroenterologic Society, and the Florida Medical Association. In his spare time, he enjoys rooting for the New York Mets and the Florida Gators, along with trying new restaurants and binge watching the latest TV shows.

Arjun Nanda MD Headshot

Dr. Nanda was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He received his M.D. from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida and completed his internal medicine residency in Atlanta, Georgia at Emory University. He moved to Birmingham, Alabama and finished his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Gastroenterological Association. He and his wife (who is a radiation oncologist) live in Tampa with their dog, and they love traveling all over the world. Dr. Nanda is a self-proclaimed sports fanatic and loves the Florida Gators, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Rays and Bolts.