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Gastroenterology

San Juan Health Partners Gastroenterology
940 West Pinon Street
Farmington, New Mexico 87401
505.609.6349
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

San Juan Health Partners wants to remind our patients not to delay their care. The doors to our clinics are unlocked and open. There is no longer a need to call ahead before you come in. We welcome you to come right in to check in for your appointment and continue your routine care.

We are offering in-person visits in our clinics as well as virtual visits when necessary. Patient and caregiver safety will continue to be our main focus, with the rigorous COVID-safe practices we’ve developed over the past year continuing. When you arrive for your appointment we will continue our screening process. Everyone who enters our buildings is respectfully asked to wear masks (please, no exhalation valves) and practice proper hand hygiene. We are complying with social distancing by providing designated seating in our waiting areas and we are escorting patients to private rooms as soon as possible to mitigate excess waiting.

Learn more about preparing for your in-person visit

Working to promote digestive health through preventative care, our gastroenterologists screens for, manages, and treats a number of conditions related to the digestive tract and liver.

If you have diseases or issues involving the gastrointestinal system, you want the best experts in the field. Our trusted team delivers the most accurate screening results and provides a full range of services designed to return you to good health as promptly and painlessly as possible. From colon cancer, to chronic heartburn, to liver and pancreatic disease, our gastroenterologists provide relief for patients suffering digestive ailments and conditions of the digestive tract.

We maintain a commitment to excellence when it comes to our patients, and our diagnostic procedures and preventative screenings offer safety and quality that is close to home. 

We provide treatment for digestive disorders including:

• Stomach problems
• Acid reflux
• Chronic nausea
• Diarrhea
• Swallowing difficulties
• Annual colon screening

Meet Our Team

Dr. Joseph Edelson

Dr. Edelson received a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated with his Doctor of Medicine from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York in 1978 and then entered the U.S. Army. Dr. Edelson completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, followed by a Gastroenterology Fellowship. He served overseas in Korea and remained in the Army Medical Corps until 1987 and then served in the Reserve Components until 1991. 

Dr. Abdo Saad, MD, FACG

Dr. Saad earned his medical degree from American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, followed by a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Dr. Saad also completed a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Missouri in Columbia, followed by an Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship at the University of Chicago in Illinois.

Patrick Olise MPH, PA-C

Mr. Olise holds three master's degrees. He received his Master of Public Administration from California State University in Hayward in 2001, a Master of Public Health from Emory University Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia in 2003, and a Master of Medical Science from Mercer University College of Healthcare professionals, also in Atlanta, in 2014. 

 

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