Stephen Kucera, MD




Gastroenterology Associates of Sarasota, LLC
2089 Hawthorne St Suite 200
Sarasota, Florida 34239
United States
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Suncoast Endoscopy of Sarasota
2089 Hawthorne Street
Sarasota, Florida 34239
United States
Phone: 941-952-1145
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital


  • American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Medical Training

  • Endoscopic Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship, Moffitt Cancer Center, 7/2011-9/2011
  • Endoscopic Oncology Advanced Procedures Gastroenterology Fellowship, Moffitt Cancer Center, 7/2010-6/2011
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of South Florida, 7/2007-6/2010
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, 7/2004-6/2007
  • Medical Doctor, Highest Honors Graduate, Ross University School of Medicine, 8/2000-5/2004
  • Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude Graduate, Miami University, 8/1996-5/2000

Honors and Awards

  • ASGE/PENTAX Advanced Fellows Video Editing Award, 5/2011
  • Moffitt Scientific Symposium Outstanding Oral Presentation Award, 3/2011
  • ACG/AstraZeneca Senior Fellow Award, Best Abstract by a Fellow-in-Training, 10/2010
  • Scholarship Recipient, ASGE Video Editing Scholarship Program, 8/2010
  • Chief Fellow, University of South Florida Gastroenterology Fellowship, 7/2009-6/2010
  • Scholarship Recipient, 6th Annual Mayo Clinic ERCP A-to-Z Course, 8/2009
  • Moffitt Scientific Symposium Best Clinical Research Poster Award, 3/2009
  • North American College of Gastroenterology Fellows Conference Distinguished Achievement Award, 4/2008
  • Dean’s List, Ross University School of Medicine, 10/2000-5/2004

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Post Procedure Radiologists Interpretation of ERCP X-Ray Films: a Prospective Outcomes Study. Kucura S, Isenberg G, Chak A, Wong R, Das A, Faulx A, Sivak MV, Jr. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2007;66:79-83.
  • Does Barrett’s esophagus respond to chemo radiation therapy for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus? Barthel JS, Kucera S, Lin J, Ahmed I, Hoffe S, Dilling T, Stevens C. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2010;71:235-40.
  • Cryoablation of persistent Barret’s epithelium after definitive chemo radiation therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma. Barthel JS, Kucera S, Harris C, Canti D, Hoffe S, Meredith K. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2011;74:51-7.
  • Cyst fluid CEA concentration dose not correlate with malignancy in intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms. Kucura S, Centeno B, Springett G, Chen A, Weber A, Malafa M, Klapman J. Journal of Pancreas 2012 Jul 10; 13(4):409-413.