Physicians //

Nehme Gabriel, M.D. |

Board Certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine & Nutrition



Dr. Gabriel has been serving the Tri-County area for more than 15 years with privileges at The Villages Regional Hospital and Leesburg Regional Medical Center. He performs his outpatient procedures at two surgery centers: Villages Endoscopy & Surgical Center and Tavares Surgery Center.


After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Lebanese University School of Medicine, Dr Gabriel went to Lille, France where he completed two years of residency training. He then moved to the U.S. and joined The Staten Island University Hospital residency program in NYC and subsequently completed a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at S.U.N.Y. in New York. That was followed by an additional Fellowship training in Nutrition at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NY.


Dr. Gabriel was elected multiple terms as Chief of Gastroenterology and Chief of Medicine at The Villages Regional Hospital and Leesburg Regional Medical Center. He is the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of "Nutrition Journal", an online peer reviewed journal:


Dr. Gabriel was voted “Top Doctor" 11 years in a row by his peers and colleagues, through a survey conducted by the reputable and independent research firm Castle Connolly and published in “U.S. News and Word Report”.

Dr. Gabriel is highly experienced and proficient in a wide variety of GI procedures and conditions.


Raj Borade, M.D., M.B.B.S. | 

Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine



Dr. Borade has been actively practicing Gastroenterology in Florida since 2013 and specializes in Liver and Biliary Tract Diseases.


After completing his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical School in India, Dr. Borade went to Norwich, U.K. where he completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust. He then moved to the U.S. and joined the Internal Medicine residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando Florida where he, in his third year, served as Chief Resident.


Dr. Borade then went on to complete a Liver Fellowship followed by a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Tulane University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. 



Paul B. Goldberg, M.D. | 

Board Certified in Gastroenterology


Paul B. Goldberg, M.D. has been practicing Gastroenterology in Central Florida since 1980. He was the first Board Certified Gastroenterologist in Volusia County, creating Halifax Medical Center's Endoscopy Lab in Daytona Beach.  Dr. Goldberg  also pioneered Total Parenteral  Nutrition in Central Florida, founding Florida's Chapter of ASPEN (Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition).  Over his many years in practice in Central Florida Dr. Goldberg has pioneered many new advances in Gastroenterology, served as Chief of Staff and on the Board of Directors in several hospitals, and is currently in his second term as Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Leesburg Regional Medical Center.  He has been chosen by his peer physicians as one of the Best Doctors in the Greater Orlando Metropolitan area multiple times, as cited in Orlando Magazine.


Dr. Goldberg graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences. He attended Cornell University Medical College in New York City and was one of its top ten graduates. He completed his Medical Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been elected to Fellowship in the American Gastroenterology Association, the American College of Physicians,  and the American College of Gastroenterology.  





Brandon Tucker, MSN, ARNP | 

Nurse Practitioner  

Brandon Tucker is an adult nurse practitioner who specializes in Gastroenterology.  He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Central Florida and then earned his Master of Science degree also at University of Central Florida.  He holds a national certification with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses as well as with Florida Nurses Association. 





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