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Jayaprakash Karkala Kamath, MD

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Jayaprakash Karkala Kamath, MD


Medical Education & Training

Medical School: Mysore Medical College
Internship: Helene Fund Medical Center
Residency: Helen Fuld Medical Center
Fellowship: Yale New Haven Hospital
Specialty Board Certifications: American Board of Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Procedures and Conditions

- 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 Abdominal paracentesis - Arthocentesis and joint injections - Arterial venous puncture technique and interpretation - Blood smear technique and interpretation - Bone marrow aspiration - Breast cyst aspiration - Burns, superficial and partial thicknes - Bursa and joint aspiration and injection, basic analysis of joint fluid - EKG interpretation - Excision of skin and subceutaneous tumors, nodules, and lesions - Gram stain - Incision and drainage of abscesses - Intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intracutaneous injections - Local anesthetic techniques - Lumbar Puncture - Nasogastric tube insertion - Occult blood testing - Pulmonary function studies - Pelvic examination with associated labratory evaluations (PAP smear, trichomonas, monilia, STD's) - Performance of simple skin biopsy or excision - Placement of anterior and posterior nasal hemostatic packing - Potassium hydroxide prep - Proctosigmoidoscopic examination - Removal of nonpenetrating corneal foreign body, nasal foreign body - Repair of lacerations - Skins testing (allergy and cell mediated) interpretation - Supervision of patients receiving chemotherapeutic agents intravenously, and/or intraperitonealy for Outpatients in an emergency - Suprapubic bladder aspiration - Thoracentesis - Tracheal suctioning - Urethral catheterization -Venous cutdown

Accepted Insurance

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, CIGNA, Coventry Health Care, Humana, MultiPlan, UnitedHealthCare





Jayaprakash Karkala Kamath, MD


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Office Locations

Jayaprakash Karkala Kamath MD
5767 49th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 522-0558
Fax: (727) 521-3605