AdventHealth Presenting Experts

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  • Adnan Muhammad, MD

    Adnan Muhammad, MD, FACG
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    AdventHealth Medical Group Multispecialty at New Tampa

    Adnan Muhammad, MD is a fellowship-trained gastroenterologist and hepatologist with over 12 years of experience and board certifications in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. He treats patients ages 18 and older for a wide variety of liver and gastrointestinal conditions. He also has advanced fellowship training and interest in hepatology.

    Dr. Muhammad is dedicated to providing the best, personalized care to his patients in a timely manner. He believes the fastest and best results yield from mutual and active participation between the patient and the care team. In his spare time, Dr. Muhammad enjoys traveling, sports and movies. He is also fluent in both English and Urdu.

  • Headshot of Iswanto Sucandy.

    Iswanto Sucandy, MD, FACS
    Advanced Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Surgery
    Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
    AdventHealth Medical Group General Surgery at Tampa

    Dr. Sucandy is a highly experienced board certified surgeon with fellowship training in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, as well as advanced gastrointestinal minimally invasive surgery. He primarily specializes in minimally invasive and robotic surgery for disorders of the liver, gallbladder and biliary tract. Dr. Sucandy is proud to bring his expertise to the Tampa Bay community.

  • John Leone, MD

    John P. Leone, MD, PhD, FACS
    General Surgery
    AdventHealth Medical Group General Surgery at Tampa

    John P. Leone, MD is a board-certified general surgeon who has been providing surgical care for the Tampa Bay community since 2001. Dr. Leone has been recognized as a devoted and attentive surgeon in the areas of general surgery, including transplant surgery and complex hernia repair. He specializes in end stage renal disease providing comprehensive surgical care for dialysis access and hyperparathyroidism.

    Dr. Leone has dedicated his career to offering comprehensive care for his patients. He coordinates not only the surgical aspect, but also works with the medical care team so the patient is thoroughly prepared for an optimal outcome and recovery.

  • Kim-Phung Nguyen, MD

    Kim-Phung Nguyen, MD, PhD
    Colon and Rectal Surgery
    AdventHealth Medical Group Multispecialty at Tampa

    Kim-Phung Nguyen, MD PhD is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and general surgery. She performs minimally invasive surgery using laparoscopic and robotic techniques to treat colon and rectal disorders, with an emphasis on individualization of care. Dr. Nguyen provides medical and surgical care for various diseases that affect the lower gastrointestinal tract with a special focus on the optimal treatment of colorectal cancers as well as benign conditions such as Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, and anorectal disorders.

    Her care philosophy is to manage patients and their expectations in an open and collaborative way. Dr. Nguyen wants her patients to feel as though she cares about them as if they were a member of her own family and doesn’t just look at them as a disease process. Dr. Nguyen is an active member of the American Board of Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and sees patients 18 years and older.

    To keep busy during her time away from work, Dr. Nguyen enjoys reading, running and spending time with my family.

  • Dr. Michael Harris.

    Michael Harris, MD
    AdventHealth Medical Group Gastroenterology at Tampa

    Dr. Harris is a double-board certified gastroenterologist who practices both general gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy, including experience in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) with and without fine needle aspiration, gastrointestinal oncology with luminal restoration/endoluminal stenting, complex pancreatic disorders including pseudocyst drainage, EUS guided nerve block and neurolysis, standard and complicated Barrett's esophagus treatment including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).

  • Michel Murr, MD

    Michel Murr, MD, FACS
    Medical Director, Bariatric Surgeon

    Dr. Murr is certified by the American Board of Surgery and specializes in bariatric surgery. For over 30 years, he has been dedicated to helping individuals regain their health by providing cutting edge treatment in a caring and nurturing environment. Through a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach, Dr. Murr and his team focus on the whole health of each person and apply a customized approach for improved well-being.

    As a pioneer of bariatric surgery, Dr. Murr has served in leadership roles in many national scientific organizations. He maintains an active role in education and research. Founder of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Florida State Chapter, Dr. Murr has been instrumental in working with Florida Legislature, encouraging insurance companies and employers to support comprehensive obesity management. Voted by his peers as the Top Bariatric Surgeon in Tampa, Dr. Murr is embedded in the community and has lived in Tampa for the last 20 years.

  • Lisa Marie Ferreira, MD

    Lisa Ferreira, MD
    Obesity Medicine
    AdventHealth Medical Group Bariatric Surgery at Tampa

    Lisa Ferreira, MD delivers a personalized weight management program to help you meet your healthy weight goals. As a board-certified obesity medicine specialist along with her many years of experience as a family medicine physician, she is able to offer a well rounded perspective with a focus on helping you, not only improve weight, but improve other weight-related, chronic medical diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and joint pain. Dr. Ferreira is double board certified in obesity medicine and family medicine. She is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Faiza Manji, MD  Medical Oncologist

    Faiza Manji, MD
    Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

    Faiza Manji, MD is a oncology specialist in Brandon, FL. Dr. Manji completed a residency at Seton Hall University-St. Michael’s Medical Center. She currently practices at Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute - Brandon. Dr. Manji is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology.

  • Morgan Eckerd, MD  Interventional Radiology

    Morgan Eckerd, MD
    Interventional Oncology

    Dr. Eckerd is a fellowship trained Interventional Radiologist, and certified by the American Board of Radiology. He is a current member of the Society of Interventional Radiology. He specializes in Interventional Oncology, as well as percutaneous biliary intervention, and endovascular post-surgical care. He brings expertise in the area of hepatic tumor embolization and ablation.