Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy

Alexander Rosemurgy, MD, FACS

Alexander Rosemurgy, MD, FACS

Advanced GI Surgery / Foregut (upper GI) and Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery

With over 30 years of practice in the Tampa Bay area, Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy is a board certified, advanced GI surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive and robotic surgery for disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, pancreas, gallbladder and liver.

He is currently the Director of the Surgical Digestive Disorders and GERD Center, the Director of the HPB Surgery Center and the Co-Director of the Advanced GI and HPB Surgery Fellowship at the Digestive Health Institute.


Prior to relocating to Florida Hospital Tampa, Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy served as Chief of General Surgery at Tampa General Hospital for more than 20 years and was director of the hospital’s JCAHO-approved Centers of Excellence in Hepatopancreaticobiliary Disorders and Esophagogastric Disorders. For more than a decade, he was director of a hepatopancreaticobiliary fellowship, one of the select few in North America.

Dr. Rosemurgy joined the faculty of the University of South Florida in 1984 after completing his residency at the University of Chicago. He was a Professor of Surgery and a Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida from 1995 through 2011. Dr. Rosemurgy was awarded the Vivian Clark Reeves /Joy McCann Culverhouse Endowed Chair in Pancreatic Cancer and Digestive Disorders. He also served as the Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment and Simulation at the University of South Florida through 2011.

Dr. Rosemurgy has been the lead investigator in over 40 pancreatic cancer trials and has published more than 300 clinical and scientific journals. He is consistently recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America and one of the Most Compassionate Doctors in America.

Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Cirrhosis
  • Esophageal masses and cancer
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver damage
  • Pancreatic masses and cancer
  • Stomach tumors, masses and lesions
  • Stomach ulcer disease
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