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Community Meets New Gastroenterologist at Florida Hospital Flagler

PALM COAST, Fla., December 9, 2016 – On Dec. 8, Florida Hospital Flagler hosted a community open house for board certified gastroenterologist Dr. Issam Nasr. 
 
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the community toured his office, located inside Florida Hospital Flagler at 61 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Suite 2815, Palm Coast, and met one-on-one with Nasr. 
 
Nasr has joined the Florida Hospital Flagler medical staff at in November and has 10 years of experience. He is one of the few gastroenterologists in the area who is also fellowship trained in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), a minimally invasive procedure to assess gastrointestinal disease.  
 
Nasr attended and graduated with honors from medical school from American University of Beirut. He completed an internal medicine residency, as well as a gastroenterology fellowship and an endoscopy fellowship at University of Iowa. 
 
In his new practice at Florida Hospital Flagler, Nasr focuses on diagnosing and treating acid reflux disease (also known as GERD), liver disease, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gluten allergies, and more. 
 
His practice accepts most insurance plans and can be reached at (386) 586-1810.
 
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 923 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community’s overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. For more information about Florida Hospital Flagler, visit www.FloridaHospitalFlagler.com.
 
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On Dec. 8, Florida Hospital Flagler hosted a community open house for board certified gastroenterologist Dr. Issam Nasr. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the community toured his office, located inside Florida Hospital Flagler at 61 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Suite 2815, Palm Coast, and met one-on-one with Nasr. Pictured, from left to right: Jennifer MacKendree, Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners marketing manager; Viviana Calandra, Florida Hospital Flagler practice manager; Rhonda Miller, Nasr’s licensed practical nurse (LPN); Nasr; Vivian Whipple, Nasr’s office assistant/billing specialist, and Felice Bell, Nasr’s certified medical assistant.