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San Juan Health Partners Physiatry
407 South Schwartz Avenue, Suite 101
Farmington, NM 87401
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

San Juan Health Partners Physiatry is part of the comprehensive neurosciences program at San Juan Regional Medical Center.

Physiatrists are specialists in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation who treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons. A physiatrist’s focus is on diagnosing and treating pain to help patients function.

As an integral part of San Juan Regional Medical Center’s Neurosciences program, our physiatrist collaborates with our specialists in neurosurgery, neurology and pain management, as well as inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, to treat the whole person and optimize patient care.

Consider visiting San Juan Health Partners Physiatry if:

  • You’ve had an accident, injury or chronic condition that has left you with pain or limited function
  • You’re contemplating or recovering from surgery
  • You have an illness that has diminished your energy or ability to move easily
  • You’re recovering from the effects of a stroke or other problems related to nerve damage
  • You have chronic pain from arthritis, a repetitive stress injury, or back problems
  • Life changes such as childbirth or menopause have created new challenges to your physical function

Our Team

Dr. Carletta Thompson
Dr. Thompson received her undergraduate degree in psychology at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago followed by a one-year residency in Internal Medicine at MacNeal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois. Dr. Thompson then went on to do a three-year residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. She has been working at San Juan Regional Medical Center since 2003 and is the Medical Director/Staff Physiatrist at San Juan Regional Rehabilitation Hospital.   


Jennifer Lopez, CNP
Ms. Lopez graduated Cum Laude with her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with President’s Honors from the same University and holds an Associates of Applied Science in Nursing from Pueblo Community College. She spent 11 years of her nursing career at San Juan Regional Medical Center where she served as a Certified Charge Nurse and cared for high acuity medical-surgical patients with an emphasis on nephrology/urology patients. She has also spent several years caring for pediatric and adult patients who are medically fragile and have special needs.

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“Everyone is courteous and respectful. I met with CNP Jennifer Lopez for the first time. She is extremely thorough and patient. She earnestly listened to my pain history and took notes. She even offered suggestions that I can try on my own and/or discuss with my neurologist.” - Theresa P.

“I’m very happy with Dr. Thompson and her assistants. They know how to handle anything that comes their way when asking questions. Thank you very much for all you do to make me feel good and comfortable when dealing with my pain.” - Cindy T.

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