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ENCORE Borland Groover Clinical Research
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ENCORE Research Group and Borland Groover Division of Research joined forces March 1, 2019 under the newly organized entity, ENCORE Borland Groover Clinical Research (EBGCR). The partnership will bring the best of gastroenterology care and clinical research together with the goal of maximizing clinical trial opportunities for community patients and sponsors. With 23 years of research experience, Borland Groover investigators provide care for more than 100,000 patients each year with digestive disorders and perform more than 50,000 colonoscopies a year. EBGCR will participate with seven other sites in Florida under the ENCORE umbrella.

Contact Us

  • Main Office: (904) 680-0871

  • Address:  4800 Belfort Road, Suite 301 Jacksonville, FL 32256

  • Business Inquires: (904) 732-6683

  • Contact: Jolenne Wolfer, Associate Vice President of Business Development

  • Email:


  • Medical Director:

    • Bharat Misra MD
  • Chief of Clinical Operations:

    • Cynthia Buda RN, BSN, CCRC

Jacksonville Community

Population: 940,000
Land: 875 sq. mi.
Caucasian: 51%
African American: 31%
Hispanic: 10%
Asian: 5%
Under 18: 22%
Over 65: 12%
Female: 52%

Therapeutic Expertise

  • Celiac Disease

  • Crohn’s Disease

  • Esophageal Disorders

  • Gastrointestinal Devices

  • GERD

  • Heartburn

  • Hepatitis

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Liver Disorder


  • Pancreatitis

  • Ulcerative Colitis

Facility Description

  • 1800 sq ft with 3 exam rooms

  • Dedicated space for monitors

  • < 1 mile to Emergency Room

  • Imaging on site: MRE, MRI-PDFF, Ultrasound, CT Scan

  • On site Endoscopy/ Colonoscopy lab 10 suites

  • Infusion Center

  • Access to Liver biopsy facility

  • 4 Research Coordinators

  • 2 Research Assistants

  • Laboratory Technician

  • Patient Recruiter Specialists

  • Regulatory Document Specialist

  • Contract Specialist

Diagnostic / Clinic Equipment

  • ECG Machine

  • Lab drawing and processing equipment

  • Centrifuge (refrigerated and ambient)

  • Calibrated weigh scales (analog)

  • Freezer (-20 degree and -70 degree Celsius)

  • CLIA Lab

  • Daily Dry Ice Delivery

  • 24 hour temperature monitoring

  • IV Drug Preparation Hood

  • Refrigerated drug storage

  • Drug storage-locked and temperature controlled

  • Back-up generator

  • High speed & wireless internet access

Principal Investigators

Ana Corregidor, M.D.
Ana Corregidor, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Linda D iTeodoro, M.D.
Linda D iTeodoro, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Mark Fleisher, MD..
Mark Fleisher, MD..Clinical Research Investigator
Vikram Gopal , M.D., A.G.A.F.
Vikram Gopal , M.D., A.G.A.F.Clinical Research Investigator
Ali Lankarani, M.D.
Ali Lankarani, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Bharat Misra, M.D.
Bharat Misra, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Jose Nieto, D.O., A.G.A.F., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G., F.A.S.G.E.
Jose Nieto, D.O., A.G.A.F., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G., F.A.S.G.E.Clinical Research Investigator
Michael Ibach, M.D.
Michael Ibach, M.D. Clinical Research Investigator
Daniel Kohm, M.D.
Daniel Kohm, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Kyle Etzkorn, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.I.
Kyle Etzkorn, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.I.Clinical Research Investigator
Jeffrey Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D.
Jeffrey Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical Research Investigator
B. Marie Reid, M.D.
B. Marie Reid, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Catherine Manolakis, M.D.
Catherine Manolakis, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Juan Carlos Munoz, M.D.
Juan Carlos Munoz, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Nydia Sanchez, M.D.
Nydia Sanchez, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Emily Rostholder, M.D.
Emily Rostholder, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Michael Herman, D.O.
Michael Herman, D.O.Clinical Research Investigator

ENCORE Research Group Sites

Encore Borland Groover Clinical Research • Fleming Island Center for Clinical Research • Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research • River City Clinical Research • Nature Coast Clinical Research – Crystal River • Nature Coast Clinical Research – Inverness • St Johns Center for Clinical Research • Westside Center for Clinical Research