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
Dr. Joseph Griffin Spano, MD's Expert Contributions
How long does it take to recover from prostate surgery?
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Areas of expertise and specialization
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vascular Disease
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Patient Experience with Dr. Spano
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- What Is Leukopenia: Symptoms and Causes
What is leukopenia?Leukopenia is a condition in which abnormally low white blood cells are circulating in the blood. This condition can be diagnosed using a blood test called complete blood count (CBC). A normal white blood cell count is usually between 3,500-11,000 WBCs per microliter. People...
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- Smile to Look Younger!
Want a youthful appearance? Then just smile, or so says a new study. In one recent study, people guessed that people who were smiling in photos were younger than those who had neutral or angry expressions. This is another study which adds to the evidence that facial expression has an impact on the...
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