Isaac Kalvaria, MD




Sarasota Digestive Health Specialists, LLC
1801 Arlington Street Suite 101
Sarasota, Florida United States
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Procedure Location(s)

Center for Endoscopy
3325 South Tamiami Trail Suite 200
Sarasota, Florida 34239
United States
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital


  • State of Florida ME 0050532
  • South African Medical and Dental Council (Internal Medicine)-1987.
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified-1984.
  • American Board of Internal Medicine in Subspecialty Gastroenterology-1989


  • Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine, University of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)-1971-1975.
  • MB, Ch.B. (Rhodesia)-Degree awarded with honors.
  • Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians-LR.C.P. (England)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons-M.R.C.S. (London)
  • ECFMG and Visa Qualifying Examination (V.Q.E.)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians-[M.R.C.P. (Part 1)]
  • Fellow of the College of Physicians of South Africa [F.C.P. (S.A.)]
  • Residency and Gastroenterology and Research Fellowships, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Florida 1986-1989
  • Adjunct Professor Florida State University Department of Medicine 2011


  • Murray MacDougall Scholarship
  • Rhodesia Government Scholarship
  • Class Medal in Medicine
  • Bernard Pimstone Prize for Best Young Investigator, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

Medical Society Memberships

Florida Gastroenterologic Society, Florida Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, Sarasota County Medical Society, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Medical Executive Committee-Sarasota Memorial Hospital, past President-Florida Gastroenterologic Society, past Chairman-Department of Medicine-SMH, past President-Florida Gastroenterologic Society & past Chairman-Department of Medicine-Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Research or Investigator Projects

35 publications in peer-reviewed journals in a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders including:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Billary and Pancreatic Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Disease
  • Hepatitis C

Additional Information

Special interest in public education in disorders of the Gastrointestinal System, lecturing to the community frequently on various topics.

Personal Information

Dr. Kalvaria grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), is married and has three children and five grandchildren. He lives in Sarasota, Florida. He enjoys cycling, travel and photography.