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Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.0 (13)
Map Pin Small Sarasota, FL
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD

Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Sarasota, FL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital and UMass Memorial HealthAlliance - Clinton Hospital, Leominster Campus. Patients rated Dr. Visvalingam an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Visvalingam works at Practice in Sarasota, FL with other offices in Leominster, MA and Orange City, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids and Colorectal Polyp along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Visvalingam's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    3333 Cattlemen Rd Ste 202, Sarasota, FL 34232 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 342-8892
  2. 2
    Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
    1700 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34239 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 917-9000
  3. 3
    Elliot J Feinberg MD
    105 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA 01453 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (978) 537-7552
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    Gastro MD Florida LLC
    2884 Wellness Ave Ste 100, Orange City, FL 32763 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (386) 668-2221
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital
  • UMass Memorial HealthAlliance - Clinton Hospital, Leominster Campus

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Hemorrhoids
Colorectal Polyp
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1396700274
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University School Of Ny Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Visvalingam is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Visvalingam has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Visvalingam has seen patients for Hemorrhoids and Colorectal Polyp, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Visvalingam on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Visvalingam. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Visvalingam.

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