Dr. Nayana George is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Digestive Health Institute. Dr. George offers comprehensive and coordinated care to evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions affecting the digestive tract and gastrointestinal organs. She involves patients in their care so that they have a better understanding of their medical condition and play an active role in their healthcare decisions. Her specialties include:
- Barrett’s esophagus
- Biliary and gallbladder disease
- Celiac disease
- Chronic diarrhea and constipation
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- GI issues in teens and women
- Inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Liver issues such as hepatitis, NASH and cirrhosis
- Motility disorders
- Nutritional disorders
- Peptic ulcer disease
- Diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower endoscopy
Dr. George’s Training
Dr. George received her medical training at Medical College, Trivandrum in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine and her fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock. She is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible for gastroenterology.
About Dr. George
Dr. George has published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, covering a wide variety of topics such as management of complications of inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes in cirrhotics and drug-induced liver disease. She also has presented at conferences across the country and participates in clinical research projects. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterology Association.
Outside of work, Dr. George enjoys traveling, interior decorating, cooking and reading as well as spending time with her husband and daughter.