Bay Area Gastroenterology


Our Providers



Dr Jignesh Patel

Gastroenterology / Hepatology

I completed my residency and fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia, in Augusta. I am board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.


Christine Womack -ARNP

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Christine Womack, is a Nurse Practitioner at Bay Area Gastroenterology who partners
closely with Dr. Jignesh Patel. She originally attended University of South Florida, in
Tampa, FL, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Christine then
pursued her interest in nursing, graduating with honors, and Magnum Kum Laude from
Walden University. While working in the intensive care unit, she completed her Master of
Science in Nursing with a subspecialty in Adult Care. Christine is a Board-Certified Adult
Nurse Practitioner and licensed in Florida. She has worked primarily in Gastroenterology,
and began working with Dr. Patel in 2019. She is involved in the entire continuum of care of
Dr. Patel’s patients and you will see her in the office, and the hospital.


Kelle Degroat ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Kelle C. Degroat is a nurse practitioner in New Port Richey, FL.