Meet our Personnel

South Lake Gastroenterology is proud to have one of best and most complete GI team in the area.


Dr. Rajab Abukhadrah, MD, FACG

Dr. Abukhadrah is the founder, and practicing physician of the South Lake Gastroenterology clinic in Clermont, Florida. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 30 years. He is the current Chief of Gastroenterology at South Lake Hospital and was appointed Chief of Medicine during 2013-2015. Dr. Abukhadrah is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Florida Gastroenterology Society (FGS) and Fellow in American College of Gastroenterology(FACG)


Dr. Khalid Maqsood, MD, FACG, FACP

Dr Maqsood is a practicing gastroenterologist in Clermont, Florida with more than 30 years of experience, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of GI diseases. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from Dow University of Health Sciences and training at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. He is author of 4 different researches and publications. Dr. Maqsood is a member of American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Florida Gastroenterology Society (FGS) and a Fellow in the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG).


Dr. Fadi Rahhal, MD

Dr. Fadi Rahhal is a practicing gastroenterologist in Clermont, FL with over 10 years of experience. He is Board Certified in Gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and trained in the University of Georgia Medical College. Dr. Rahhal is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and Florida Gastroenterology Society (FGS). He is trilingual; he speaks French, English and Arabic.


Tammy Covington, ARNP, FNP-C

Tammy is a licensed advanced nurse practitioner with special interest in gastroenterology. She received her nurse practitioner degree from Georgia Southern University. She holds active membership in the American Association of Nurse Practitioner, Florida Association of Nurse Practitioner and the Florida Gastroenterology Society (FGS).