Joseph S. Cody, MD


North Tampa

  • Accepting new patients
About Joseph S. Cody, MD

Dr. Cody was born in New England and has been in the area since 1993. He is a voluntary faculty member with USF College of Medicine. Dr. Cody is an avid cyclist. He and his wife enjoy family activities with their two daughters especially hiking, traveling and hanging out by the pool.

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine • Gastroenterology
Medical Education/Internship/Residency

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
College of Medicine

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, FL
Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology/Advanced Subspecialty

Professional Activities

American Gastroenterology Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Florida Medical Association and Florida Gastroenterological Society

Hospital Memberships

AdventHealth Tampa
Bay Area Physicians Surgery Center
Brandon Regional Hospital
FMC Ambulatory Surgery Center, Tampa

Scope of Service

Pancreatic Biliary Disease
Interventional Endoscopy
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Endoscopic Ultrasounds

Physician Team

Brandon 1721 Brandon Main Street Brandon, Florida 33511  Suite C


1721 Brandon Main Street
Brandon, Florida 33511

Suite C

P: 813.972.2324
F: 813.355.5999
Provider Hours
  • Monday: 8am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm

North Tampa 14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd Tampa, Florida 33613  Suite A

North Tampa

14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33613

Suite A

P: 813.972.2324
F: 813.355.5999
Provider Hours
  • Monday: 8am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm

Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change and is not all-inclusive.

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • AvMed HMO
  • AvMed PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield aka: Florida Blue
  • BC Advantage 65
  • BCBS Medicare HMO
  • BCBS Medicare PPO
  • BCBS PPO (Includes EPO, PPC, BlueOptions, Blue Select)
  • CarePlus Medicare HMO
Cigna (Includes Great West)
  • Baycare Exclusive Network
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry Medicare HMO
  • Coventry Medicare PPO
  • Coventry PPO
Freedom Health Medicare Advantage Plan HMO
Health First Health Plans
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare HMO (including Gold Plus HMO)
  • Humana Medicare PPO (Includes Choice PPO/PFFS)
  • Humana PPO
Longevity Health Plan
Multiplan (Includes Multiplan, Beechstreet/ PHCS)
Optimum Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
Railroad Medicare
  • Simply Medicare Advantage Plan-HMO
  • Tricare East
  • Tricare East HMO (Prime)
United Health Care
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO
Wellcare by Allwell (Medicare Advantage HMO Plan)
  • Wellmed- UnitedHealthcare Medicare


What is the Difference Between EGD and Endoscopy?

Joseph S. Cody, MD

When it comes to medical diagnostics, two standard procedures that are often used are EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) and Endoscopy. These procedures allow doctors to examine the digestive system and diagnose various conditions. Both EGD and Endoscopy serve similar purposes, but there are key distinctions between the two. What is an EGD Procedure Like? EGD, also known […]


Colon cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the colon or rectum. It is the third most common cancer in both men and women. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and risk factors associated with colon cancer is crucial for early detection and prevention. The exact cause of colon cancer is unknown, but several factors can […]


This was my first time meeting Dr Joseph Cody & yes he was nice & kind & he may have thought I was a little crazy because I told him he looked like my brother LOL he laughed that was nice of him. Thank you for making me feel comfortable during the procedure .The stuff at Brandon Surgery Center was awesome they treat you with respect & treat you very nice second best place I have went to to have my procedure done 5 stars ⭐️ for me Thank you to stuff from Brandon Surgery Center & DR Joseph Cody....
Joan P. - Brandon

"I felt I was in the best hands possible"

Dr. Cody is a fantastic physician and person. I've visited him many times over the last several years and he has always been professional, courteous and caring. During my procedure, I felt I was in the best hands possible and I would highly recommend Dr. Cody to anyone. Sincerely, Jason L. - Westchase, Florida.
Jason L.

"Great listener"

Great listener and always tries to find the issue.

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