Two new MDs join Gastro Associates of Sarasota

Florida Digestive Health Specialists is thrilled to welcome two new gastroenterologists to Gastroenterology Associates of Sarasota. Both are accepting new patients. Call the care center today to make your appointment: (941) 365-6556

Dr. Jasmine Dukandar completed medical school at George Washington University and internal medicine residency training
at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr. Dukandar then went on to the University of Miami School of Medicine for her gastroenterology fellowship, where she was awarded Chief Fellow for her exemplary leadership and clinical skills. Dr. Dukandar has presented at international GI conferences and her work has been published in industry journals. She is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of all conditions involving the digestive tract and liver, and enjoys providing comprehensive digestive care to patients in Sarasota and the surrounding communities.

“Medicine is the art of healing and a healthy gut is a crucial component of the masterpiece,” she said.

Dr. Michael Papper is a board-certified gastroenterologist with 10+ years of experience providing comprehensive digestive care.
He earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Brown
University School of Medicine. He then attended Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey for his gastroenterology fellowship.

“I chose gastroenterology as my specialty because I enjoy helping my patients live their best lives,” said Dr. Papper.

Dr. Papper and his family moved to Sarasota after he practiced medicine for 13 years in Massachusetts. When he’s not caring for
patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons and a collection of pets.