Dr. Southerland

Dr. Southerland has been a practicing gastroenterologist in Sarasota since August, 2002. He was raised in British Columbia, Canada and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Victoria. He subsequently completed medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where he graduated with First Class Honors. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio where he was awarded Senior Resident of the Year. He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida. He was awarded the 2005 Top 10 Physician Role Models of Respect by Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Southerland is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a diplomate of the subspecialty Board of Gastroenterology. He performs all gastroenterologic endoscopy procedures. He interprets esophageal manometry studies, pH and small bowel capsule endoscopy studies.

Dr. Southerland is married with 2 children - he has a 8 year old daughter and a 4 year old son. His wife is a pediatrician here in Sarasota. He enjoys golf, travel and skiing.