Dr. Christina Covelli was born and raised in Orlando and is proud to call Florida her home. She received her undergraduate education at North Carolina State University where she graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in Zoology and Chemistry. She then went on to get her Medical Doctorate degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL in 2002. She completed both her Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which is considered one of the top gastroenterology programs in the country.
Dr. Covelli has interests in all aspects of Gastroenterology and Hepatology including but not limited to GERD, ulcer disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colorectal Cancer, and diseases of the pancreas and liver. Furthermore, she is experienced in all endoscopic procedures including upper GI endoscopy (EGD), dilation of strictures and management of gastrointestinal bleeding, and colonoscopy.
Dr. Covelli is board certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and American Gastroenterologic Association. Dr. Covelli has been recognized by receiving the William Osler Award, Samuel D. Harris Award, and finally the William E. Dismukes Award of Excellence.
Dr. Covelli is married and is blessed with 3 wonderful children. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her 2 dogs, running, hiking and reading, all with her loving family.