Ricardo Prieto, MD

North Tampa


  • Se habla español
  • Accepting new patients
About Ricardo Prieto, MD

Dr. Prieto moved to the Tampa Bay Area in 2007. He is married and has two children. In his spare time, Dr. Prieto enjoys spending time with his family and reading. His hobbies include fishing and water sports like waterskiing, wakeboarding, and kayaking. His special interests include Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, Eosinophilic esophagitis, and other esophageal disorders as well as Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and Colorectal cancer screening.

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
Medical Education

Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine
Bayamón, PR


University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Internal Medicine


University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Gastroenterology, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Hospital Memberships

AdventHealth Tampa
FMC Ambulatory Surgery Center, Tampa

Special Interests

Gastroesophageal Reflux and Other Esophageal Disorders
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Hepatobiliary Disorders
Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Eoisinophilic Esophagitis
Barrett’s Esophagus
Crohn’s Disease
Ulcerative Colitis

Physician Team
Paige M. McNash, APRN

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) 280-7100
F: (813) 355-5023
Provider Hours
  • Monday: 8am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm

Wiregrass 2352 Bruce B Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544  Suite 203


2352 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Suite 203

P: (813) 280-7100
F: (813) 355-5023
Provider Hours
  • Monday: 8am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm

Florida Medical Clinic Orlando Health 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
Allwell by Sunshine (Medicare HMO)
  • AvMed HMO
  • AvMed PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield aka: Florida Blue
  • BC Advantage 65
  • BC Health Options (Blue Care)
  • BCBS Medicare HMO
  • BCBS Medicare PPO
  • BCBS PPO (Includes EPO, PPC, BlueOptions, Blue Select)
  • CarePlus Medicare HMO
Cigna (Includes Great West)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry Medicare HMO
  • Coventry Medicare PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • First Health
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)
  • Beechstreet
  • MultiPlan
  • Private Healthcare System (PHCS)
Optimum Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
Partners Direct Health (includes Hendry Marine Industries, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, & Trustmark- Word of Life)
Railroad Medicare
  • 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 Evercare
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO
Wellcare by Allwell (Medicare Advantage HMO Plan)
  • Wellmed- UnitedHealthcare Medicare


"he really cares for his patients"

I would recommend Dr Prieto to all my friends and family if needed He is not only an excellent dr he really cares for his patients --Kathy C. (Joey's mom)
Kathleen C.

"excellent physician and a better person"

Not often you find an MD with both technical competence and people skills. Dr. Prieto is an excellent physician and a better person. Cinco estrellas y mas!
David n.

"I miss Dr. Prieto so much"

I have re-located and I just want to say that I miss Dr. Prieto so much. I would not be having the difficulties with GI doctors here if I were still his patient!
Mercedes L.

"Looking forward to see him again"

Dr. Prieto is a wonderful doctor, willing to listen to you and answer all your questions and concerns. He is very polite and has a good sense of humor. I will refer Dr. Prieto to anyone who has gastrointestinal problems, acid reflux etc. Looking forward to see him again. Thanks Dr Prieto for all the confidence and trust that I have towards you.

"The best GI!"

He is totally the best GI!!! Thank you for all your care!
I cannot tell you how much I appreciate the care that Dr. Prieto has provided to me.

"A true professional with a sense of humor"

Excellent bedside manner and a true professional with a sense of humor. Attentive and took as much time as needed to explain my condition when I was admitted, as well as the following day in the room.
Marc F.

"He always listens and understands."

Dr. Prieto is awesome... he is very concerned about his patients, and he always listens and understands. He is also willing to find answers for all of my questions. He's very determined about figuring out what's going on with me!

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