Dr. Joseph Griffin Spano, MD
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology130 Tamiami Trail N Suite 130 Naples Florida, 34102
Dr. Joseph Spano is a gastroenterologist practicing in Naples, Florida. Dr. Spano specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Spano performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
La State Univ Sch of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 1963
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans 1963
Tulane University School of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
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Areas of expertise and specialization
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vascular Disease
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