Dr. Donna Powell

Dr. Donna Powell

Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
Undergraduate: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Graduate: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Post Graduate/Residency: Internal Medicine Internship, Northside Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL; Gastroenterology Fellowship, Largo Medical Center, Largo, FL Member, American Osteopathic Association Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Associate Member, American Gastroenterological Association Member, Florida Gastroenterologic Society

Dr. Powell is board certified in both gastroenterology and internal medicine. She is married with three children. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially taking family bike rides and going to her children’s sporting events. She also enjoys competing in fitness competitions, dancing, cooking and making people laugh.

Her favorite part of her career is being able to truly touch people’s lives. She is very passionate about colorectal cancer screening and promoting a lifestyle to keep the gastrointestinal tract healthy. Dr. Powell treats a multitude of gastrointestinal diseases affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine/colon including inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease including hepatitis. The best part of Dr. Powell’s day is when patients express how much better they are feeling! She strives to treat each and every patient as if they were her own family member, which contributes to the excellent care of her patients.


University of South Florida
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Gastroenterology Fellowship


  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bravo™ pH Monitoring
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidal Banding
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Liver Disease

What our patients are saying:

  • Dr. Ahmed and staff are welcoming, accommodating and professional.

  • First time here, great staff from start to finish.  This was my first procedure with Dr. Shamoun. He really knows what he’s doing.

  • Very pleased with Dr. “V” and staff

  • I know feel better than I have in years

  • After having been to 3 other GI doctors I was ready to give up hope.  Dr. Gupta was very nice, explained my problems to me in 1 visit and came up with a great treatment plan.  I know feel better than I have in years!!

  • "I went to see Dr. Gupta for the first time after Dr. Mari sent me to him. I have been suffering from stomach pain and arthritis and have been hospitalized 3 times over the past 2 years for this with no answer. He said he was concerned about Crohn's disease and diagnosed me with this 2 days later ...Read More

  • "Blood in my stool prompted me to have a colonoscopy done by a surgeon and was told I would need to have half my colon removed because of pre-cancerous plops. The outlook for me was bleak, diarrhea, colostomy bag were some of the possible outcomes of a partial colon removal. After talking to my ...Read More

  • "A superior doctor/surgeon = very intelligent, very knowledgeable, kind and caring... Admire this doctor very much... Would recommend him to anyone for anything!!!!...I have had several surgeries by Dr. Gupta - all total painless!!!!!!!... very competent - thorough!!!!!... A great doctor!!!!!"

  • "After many years of suffering from hemorrhoids, Dr. Gupta solved the problem in a very quick and painless way. He used a new ligation system that eliminated the hemorrhoids in three visits. During the visits, Dr. Gupta treated me with care and patience, for which I am very thankful."  

  • "Dr. Gupta is a kind and humble man who truly listens to his patients. He makes quick and accurate diagnoses, and confined to monitor me until I was fully recovered. During a very trying time, I found him to be comforting, and he helped me maintain a positive outlook. Great doctor!"