John Southerland, MD

Sarasota Center for Digestive Disease

3325 S Tamiami Tr, Suite 200
Sarasota, FL 34239
Phone: (941) 952-9223
Fax: (941) 955-0642

Procedure Location(s)

3325 South Tamiami Trail
Suite 100
Sarasota, FL 34239
Phone: (941) 552-3480
Fax: (941) 552-3485

Personal Information

Dr. Southerland is married and lives in Sarasota, FL.


  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital


  • American Board of Internal Medicine Exam-1999-2009
  • ABIM-Subspecialty Board Examination, Gastroenterology-2002-2012
  • ECFMG Certificate


  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Florida-1999-2002
  • Residency, Internal Medicine (Categorical), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio-1996-1999
  • Senior Medical Resident of the Year-1998-1999
  • Rotating Internship, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Ireland-1995-1996
  • MB, BCH, BAO, LRCP 7 SI (Honors), Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland-1990-1995
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology), University of Victoria, Canada-1982-1987


  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Top 10 Physician Role Model of Year-2005

Medical Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Crohns and Colitis Foundation

Research or Investigator Projects

  • William M. Bauer, John Southerland, Aaron Brzezinski, Lisa Rybicki, and Bret A. Lashner. Folic acid is associated with a favorable dukes’ stage in colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. Accepted for DDW poster presentation, 1999.
  • Southerland, J.C., Valentine JF: Osteopenia and osteoporosis in gastrointestinal diseases diagnosis and treatment. Curr Gastroenterol Rep.2001: 3(5):399-407