Meet the Doctors
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Get to know the doctors at Bariatric Endoscopy Tampa Bay. Our doctors perform minimally invasive endoscopic weight loss procedures. These procedures have a smaller risk of complications, are less costly, and cause less pain compared to other weight loss procedures. Call us today to make an appointment.
Joseph Staffetti, M.D
Dr. Staffetti is an attending physician at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, the Medical Center of Trinity, and Morton Plant Northbay Hospital. He is the Program Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.
Dr. Staffetti completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (formerly known as the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) in Newark. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Roger Williams General Hospital, affiliated with Brown University in Providence.
After completing his training, he served on the staff at the Long Island College Hospital and had an appointment as an instructor of medicine at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Staffetti was awarded the Distinguished Physician Leadership Award at Morton Plant Northbay Hospital in 2019.
Dilip Ghanekar, M.D
Dr. Ghanekar completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his medical degree from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences in Bangalore. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center where he served as the Chief Resident.
After completing his training, he served as Instructor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Ghanekar was awarded the Excellence in Medicine Award by the BayCare Health System in 2012 for his commitment to medical care.