Dr. Gourisankar Degala, M.D.

gourisankar degala md Dr. Degala graduated from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training, Gastroenterology Fellowship, and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, Michigan. After fellowship, he joined the teaching faculty of the Division of Gastroenterology at Henry Ford Hospital and Health System before joining Advanced Digestive Care, PA. and Gastro Florida. He has a special clinical interest is endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of complete disorders of the pancreas and biliary tract. Dr. Degala specializes in advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures including ERCP, Endoscopic Ultrasound, HALO/BARRX radiofrequency ablation therapy, endoscopic mucosal resection, and enteral stenting. Dr. Degala is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is also an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Gastroenterological Association.

General Gastroenterology and Weight Loss
Anorectal Motility & Manometry
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Barrett’s esophagus
Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy (VLE/OCT) for Barrett’s esophagus
Cryotherapy for Barrett’s esophagus
Esophageal Manometry
Advanced Endoscopic Procedure & Resection
Advanced Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Highly Interventional ERCP
Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
Infusion Therapy


Henry Ford Hospital, Michigan

Morton Plant Hospital
Mease Countryside Hospital

West Coast Endoscopy
Safety Harbor Surgery Center

920 S. Myrtle Avenue
Suite A
Clearwater, FL 33756

Phone: (727) 462-0444

3280 N. McMullen Booth Road
Suite 140
Clearwater, FL 33761

Phone: (727) 286-6130

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What Patients Are Saying

“All the office personnel including the nurses are caring, professional and courteous. We are so thankful we found Dr. Degala. My husband and I feel that he is also caring and courteous. We have all the faith in the world in him. It's great to have a doctor that you can trust and feel comfortable with and we do with Dr. Degala.”
- Gail’s 2018 Patient Survey Comment

“All the staff in Dr. Degala's office are always friendly and helpful. Dr. Degala is very thorough and takes time to listen to me. He also takes the time to explain what is going on with my diagnosis. He has been my Doctor for quite a few years and will continue to go to him. I highly recommend him for anyone looking for a great GI Doctor.”
- Anonymous’ 2018 Patient Survey Comment

“Dr. Degala was recommended to me by my primary care. I called and obtained an appointment within a reasonable length of time. My wait time in the office was reasonable. I was very impressed with Dr. Degala. He didn't seem to be in a hurry. He listened to me, gave suggestions and suggestions on treatment. A couple of days later I had more questions and called the office. There was communication with the Dr. and I had an immediate answer. I feel that he is really interested in patients.”
- Anonymous’ 2018 Healthgrades Review

“Dr Degala is the best GI doctor! Also, the staff are very good at what they do. They have been so helpful over the years when it comes to insurance questions. Highly recommended!”
- Andy’s 2017 Google Review