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St. Petersburg General Hospital

Ernst Bontemps, MD


Center for Digestive Diseases

1609 Pasadena Ave S, Suite 3M
St. Petersburg, FL 33707

About Ernst Bontemps

Doctor Ernest Bontemps is board certified, specializing in Internal Medicin with 20 years of practice in the field. He graduated from Univ D`etat D`Haiti. He completed his fellowship at University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island Hospital in 2002.


Medical School
Univ D`etat D`Haiti

New York Methodist Hospital

Long Island College Hospital

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine



Languages Spoken

Creole, English, French, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

Admit, evaluate, perform history and physical exam, diagnose, treat and provide consultation to patients 14 years of age or older with common and complex illnesses, afflictions, diseases and functional disorders of musculoskeletal, nervous system, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, metabolic, musculoskeletal, hematopoietic, and eliminative systems of the human body related to disorders of gastroenterology, to include: - Comprehensive examination, consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of gastrointestinal, hepatic, pancreatobiliary, and nutritional diseases. - Colonoscopy, including biopsy and polypectomy - Dilation procedures involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, & colon - EKG Interpretation - Enteral and parenteral alimentation - Enteroscopy (sonde or push-type) - Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, including biopsy - Esophageal stent placement - Flexible sigmoidoscopy, including biopsy - Gastrointestinal motility studies, including esophageal manometry - Hemorrhoidal therapy (banding, thermal, other) - Laser therapy of gastrointestinal lesions - Nonvariceal hemostasis, (thermal and injection), both upper and lower GI tract - Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy - Ph Monitoring (including Bravo Treatment) - Proctoscopy - Variceal hemostaisis



Office Locations

Center for Digestive Diseases
1609 Pasadena Ave S
Suite 3M
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Phone: (727) 384-2016
Fax: (727) 343-3791

Accepted Insurance

Aetna, Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union, AvMed, BCBS Florida, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Champ VA, CIGNA, Commercial Insurance Company, Coventry Health Care, Emblem Health, GEHA, Golden Rule, Health Net Life Insurance Co, Humana, Mail Handlers Benefit Plan, MedHealthInsurance, Medicaid, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Medicare, Medico, MVP Health Care, POMCO Group, Principle Life Insurance, Simplifi, Tricare, United HealthCare, UnitedHealthCare, Does not accept Blue Select.