About Jonathan Elias Hilal MD

Jonathan Elias Hilal MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
USF Digestive Diseases & Nutrition

Jonathan Elias Hilal MD

Dr. Hilal was born and raised in nearby Orlando, FL. He obtained his undergraduate and medical school degree down at the University of Miami. He then went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, his GI fellowship training at the University of South Florida, and an additional GI advanced endoscopy fellowship at GI Associates, LLC in Milwaukee, WI. He returned to join the USF GI faculty in August 2019.

His areas of expertise include the management of biliary strictures, acute/chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cysts, large pre-cancerous colon polyps, and the complex endoscopic interventional procedures involved with the treatment of these diseases including Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR).

Dr. Hilal has been a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) since 2016. He has multiple publications and has presented at national meetings including American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and Digestive Disease Week (DDW) annual meetings.

He serves as the Vice Chief of Endoscopy at Tampa General Hospital. He enjoys being on faculty and teaching the gastroenterology fellows, residents, and medical students at USF. He received The Patrick Brady, MD GI Fellowship Teaching Award in 2022.


USF Digestive Diseases & Nutrition
Address: 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 82
Phone: (813) 821-8033
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Internal Medicine