Are you experiencing GI issues?

SOME OF THE COMMON GI-RELATED SYMPTOMS INCLUDE 

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Change in bowel movements
  • Loose stool or diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Acid Reflux, Heartburn, GERD
  • Jaundice

Are you experiencing any of these issues?








Providing quality care is our mission

At Gastroenterology Consultants we are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and care of digestive and liver diseases. Our nineteen physicians and three locations make us the largest and most experienced Gastroenterology practice in Northern Nevada. Our locations include three clinics and three endoscopy centers. Our endoscopy centers are all AAAHC accredited and we proudly offer the full spectrum of liver and gastroenterological care. Additionally, at Gastroenterology Consultants we have our own pathology lab and on-site GI trained pathologist that specializes in the detection and evaluation of gastroenterology diseases, which offers the benefit of faster and higher quality results.

Meet the
Most Experienced
GI Physicians in Nevada

Juan C. Gregory, M.D.

Dr. Gregory moved to Reno in 2004 to join Gastroenterology Consultants, after working in both private practice and hospital settings in Southern California and Iowa. He is currently the only pediatric gastroenterologist in Northern Nevada and genuinely enjoys the children and parents that he interacts with everyday.

Dr. Gregory spends most of his leisure time with his wife, Judy, and two children, Maurice and Paige. He enjoys coaching, playing soccer, and golfing.

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Jonathan Pezanoski, M.D.

Dr. Pezanoski grew up in San Diego, CA. On August 1, 2007, he joined the group as the second EUS physician in the state of Nevada. He joined Dr. Victor K. Chen in performing EUS procedures at Renown South Meadows Medical Center. Dr. Pezanoski sees patients and performs outpatient procedures at the Reno-South Meadows location.

Dr. Pezanoski enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and two daughters exploring all that Nevada has to offer.

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Timothy Halterman, M.D.

Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Halterman did not stray far from home while completing his medical education and residency at The Ohio State University. During his training, he encountered several brilliant faculty members that sparked his interest and encouraged him to pursue a career in gastroenterology and liver disorders. His interest in GI and the encouragement by his mentors led him to the west coast, where he completed his fellowship training in GI. Dr. Halterman moved to Reno in September 2011 to be closer to family and to begin his practice with Gastroenterology Consultants.

Dr. Halterman enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. His special interest is in the diagnosis and management of liver disorders including hepatitis B and C, autoimmune liver diseases, and end-stage liver disease. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and American Association for Liver Disease.

When he’s not in the office caring for his patients, Dr. Halterman enjoys being outdoors- whether it be participating in and training for marathons and triathlons, skiing, hiking, camping or golfing.

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James T. Doyle, M.D.

Dr. James Doyle moved to Reno, Nevada, in October of 2016 to join the physicians of Gastroenterology Consultants. The move to Reno was encouraged after falling in love with the many aspects the area had to offer during a visit. Prior to the relocation, Dr. Doyle owned and managed a 14-employee GI practice in Spokane, Washington, for 25 years.

Dr. Doyle has a strong interest in clinical research, performing over 40 clinical research studies in Spokane. Aside from general gastroenterology, he is fascinated by the expanding area of enteric bacterial flora and its relationship to overall health and evolving linkage with certain disease conditions. With an active interest in the “business side of medicine,” Dr. Doyle hopes to add his two cents worth to GIC in this area with a focus on maintaining patient care integrity and physician sanity in our rapidly changing health care system.

In his spare time, Dr. Doyle finds himself to be at peace when outdoors. He enjoys mountain biking, skiing, paddle boarding, boating, surfing, scuba diving and hiking with his Bernese Mountain dogs. An avid historian of World War II, Dr. Doyle has read thousands of books on the subject. Dr. Doyle has been involved in special needs causes for over 20 years and has helped start a successful autism center and an adult family home.

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Swaroop Pendyala, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Pendyala moved to the United States after completing his medical education and residency at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He completed his residency and fellowship in Texas and New York. After completing his GI fellowship, Dr. Pendyala moved to Carson City, NV, to begin his practice with Gastroenterology Consultants in August of 2012. Dr. Pendyala enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. His special interests include the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and liver diseases including Hepatitis C and non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). His research interest includes obesity and its related GI complications such as GERD and colon cancer. Dr. Pendyala’s research work was presented in national and international meetings and published in reputable journals. Outside of work, Dr. Pendyala enjoys spending time with family and friends. His hobbies include traveling and exploring new places and learning about other cultures.

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Phillip Harper, M.D.

Located At: Carson City Office 1385 Vista Lane Carson City, Nevada 89703 Phone: (775) 884-4567 Fax: (775) 884-4569 Accepting new patients: NOT ACCEPTING PATIENTS Primary Specialty: Gastroenterology Education: Medical Education: University of Tennessee, Center for the Health Sciences Memphis, TN Residency: University of Tennessee, Department of Medicine: Internal Medicine Memphis, TN Fellowship: University of Vermont: […]

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John H. McAfee, M.D.

Dr. McAfee is originally from southwestern Colorado. He left his home state to complete his residency and fellowship training in the coastal city of Portland, Oregon, and eventually returned to the mountainous surroundings, this time to the Reno/Carson City area and called it home. He has been practicing GI with Gastroenterology Consultants since his arrival in 1992 and is one of the first gastroenterologists to be established in Carson City.

Dr. McAfee has a special interest in the evaluation and treatment of hemorrhoids and anorectal diseases, liver diseases, particularly those of the bile duct, esophageal diseases, including chronic heartburn, Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal tumors and eosinophilic esophagitis. Procedural areas of interest include performing colonoscopies, including colon cancer screening, and ERCP, a procedure to diagnose problems in the liver, gall bladder, bile ducts and pancreas.

When he’s not at the office caring for patients, Dr. McAfee can be found at home gardening, cooking, and baking artisan breads, keeping fit with exercise and fitness training or out on a backpacking adventure.

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Michael R. Solinger, M.D.

Dr. Solinger is originally from Jamestown, North Dakota. He left his home state after completing medical school and traveled back and forth between Akron, Ohio and southern California before finally making Carson City his home to join Gastroenterology Consultants and a former colleague, Dr. Harper, in 2002. He accredits his mentor from medical school, whom he regards as a “brilliant clinician,” for taking the path to specialize in GI and Liver Care and has been doing so since 1987.

Dr. Solinger has a passion for teaching and is reflected on previous positions held as Associate Program Director in Internal Medicine at Akron Medical Center and Associate Program Director in the GI Fellowship program at Loma Linda University. He garnered numerous professional honors and awards, including the “golden apple” teaching award two years in a row while working at Akron General Medical Center. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Solinger’s clinical interests include managing the treatment of patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Esophageal Motility Disorders. Procedural interests include Capsule Endoscopy, also known as the “pill camera,” and Esophageal Manometry/ph Monitoring Test.

Not only has Dr. Solinger gone the distance in the world of patient care, but in his pursuit of running as well, having completed 10 full marathons. In addition to running, Dr. Solinger also enjoys reading in his spare time

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Allison W. Venner, M.D.

Dr. Venner is from Mandeville, Louisiana, and completed her Doctorate of Medicine at Louisiana State University. She then moved to Washington DC where she completed her Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University. After completing her Internal Medicine residency she spent one year as a Staff Clinician at the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease Laboratory of Immunoregulation. Dr. Venner then moved to Albuquerque, NM to complete her Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Venner moved to Reno / Carson City in August of 2015 to be close to family and the outdoors.

Dr. Venner enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. Her special interests include gastrointestinal motility, inflammatory bowel disease, women’s gastrointestinal health, nutrition, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis and liver diseases such as steatohepatitis.

She has been and remains active in quality improvement projects to deliver better patient care.

When she’s not in the office caring for her patients, Dr. Venner enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, and hiking.

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Thomas Klim, MA, BS

Executive Director/COO

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James Nachiondo, M.D.

Dr. Nachiondo is native to Northern Nevada, having grown up in Winnemucca. He attended Santa Clara University for undergraduate studies, and he remained in the San Francisco Bay Area for three more years working in the biotechnology research arena. In 1994, Dr. Nachiondo returned to his home state to attend medical school. After completing seven years of post-medical school training in Portland, Oregon, family and the lifestyle that Reno offers were vital reasons for his return to the area once again, joining Gastroenterology Consultants.

Dr. Nachiondo enjoys working at GIC due to the collegiality and the amazing level of skill displayed by all providers. He notes that the staff is exceptional and strives to be part of the medical team, providing excellent GI/Hepatology care to the region. He enjoys working in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, with special interests in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract and nutrition.

Dr. Nachiondo is active in both national and local professional organizations. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Physicians. Locally, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Chairman of the Enteral Tube Team Subcommittee-Renown Institute for Digestive and Liver Care, Planning Committee member of the Alimentary Update and Board Member of Care Chest of Sierra Nevada.

Between caring for patients, keeping up to date with the latest in the GI field and his leadership roles in the community, Dr. Nachiondo still finds the time to enjoy skiing, scuba diving, traveling, running and spending quality time with family and his Yellow Labrador, Daisy. He is proud of his Spanish and Basque heritage and celebrates diversity.

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Loth E. Lieberstein, M.D.

Dr. Lieberstein grew up in the “windy city” Chicago and also attended medical school there. He moved to the Reno area immediately after completing his residency and fellowship to begin practicing GI.

Dr. Lieberstein enjoys working in all aspects of gastroenterology and has been practicing it for 30 years now. We welcomed him to our group in May 2007. He will be seeing patients and performing outpatient procedures in our new Reno-South Meadows facility.

In his spare time, Dr. Lieberstein enjoys spending time with his wife, Lainey, and his children, Bradley, Jennifer, Jeffrey and Erin. His hobbies include skiing, traveling, hiking and playing tennis. Dr. Lieberstein proudly exhibits his local spirit by rooting for the UNR Wolfpack team.

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John F. Gray, M.D.

Dr. Gray has been specializing in gastrointestinal and liver care since 1984. He has been practicing Gastroenterology in Reno since 1986 when he co-founded Gastroenterology Consultants. He believes that it is important to know both the patient and their medical problem. He has experience treating all areas of gastrointestinal and liver disease and particularly enjoys trying to help those patients who have a complicated problem that may be difficult to treat or diagnose.

Dr. Gray has been active in the local and national medical community including terms as President of the Washoe County Medical Society, Chief of Staff of Renown Medical Center, and as Nevada State Governor for the American College of Gastroenterology.  He is the Founder of the Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership and the Renown Institute for Digestive and Liver Care. Dr. Gray is the recipient of the 2012 Nevada State Medical Association Community Service Award, the 2013 Nevada Cancer Coalition Denise Dunning Award and the 2014 Arthur J. Lurie Distinguished Physician Award.

Dr. Gray has been a resident of Nevada since 1968 and his recreational interests include biking, scuba diving, trekking, and reading.

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Clark A. Harrison, M.D.

Dr. Harrison grew up in Virginia and attended medical school there. After completing his residency training in internal medicine and fellowship training in gastroenterology, he moved to Reno and joined Gastroenterology Consultants, Since arriving in 1992, Dr. Harrison has immensely enjoyed working and raising a family in the Reno/Sparks community.

Dr. Harrison practices all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology and has a special interest in promoting colon cancer screening and prevention.

He and his wife Dana have two children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, cycling and flyfishing.

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Ting-Hui Hsieh, M.D.

Dr. Ting-Hui Hsieh, pronounced “Dr. Shay,” completed his medical education, internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at National Taiwan University Hospital. He moved to the United States in 2006 and continued his training. He was trained at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona for transplant hepatology and gastroenterology. Dr. Hsieh moved to Reno in December 2015 to practice gastroenterology and hepatology with his procedure-based skills, viral hepatitis research experience and interest in the diversity of patients such as those he has cared for in Taiwan, New York City and Scottsdale.

Dr. Hsieh has a clinical interest in liver disease including viral hepatitis B and C and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Additionally, he enjoys the practice of diagnosing and treating esophageal disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irrritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and colon cancer screening and prevention.

He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

Dr. Hsieh has an array of hobbies outside of work which include hiking, weight training, swimming, travel, photography, art, jazz, movies and motorcycle riding. Additionally, he is also a licensed Rescue Scuba Diver by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI).

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Christi A. Matteoni, M.D.

Dr. Matteoni grew up in Northern Nevada and received her undergraduate and medical degrees locally at the University of Nevada, Reno. After
completing her residency and fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic, she moved back to Reno in 1999 and joined Gastroenterology Consultants.

Dr. Matteoni enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology but has a special interest in hepatology.

In her spare time, she enjoys running, skiing, traveling and spending time with her family.

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Eric M. Osgard, M.D.

Originally from Yorba Linda, CA, Dr. Osgard began practicing at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, as a staff gastroenterologist and eventually served as the Chief of the Gastroenterology Division. His academic interests in clinical research and teaching led him back to Walter Reed in 2004 up until June 2007. After serving and practicing Gastroenterology in the military for many years, Dr. Osgard moved to Reno to join Gastroenterology Consultants in August 2007.

Dr. Osgard enjoys all areas of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. His special interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disease especially Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Barrett’s esophagus. In addition, performing Endoscopy (EGD), Colonoscopy, hemorrhoidal banding and Capsule Endoscopy are procedural areas of interest.

In his spare time, Dr. Osgard enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children. His hobbies include skiing, fly-fishing, back-packing, running and reading.

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Craig Sande, M.D.

Dr. Sande is a Reno native and the fifth of six children raised by Naomi and John Sande. Medicine was not exactly the career path he had in mind when he left Reno to do his undergrad at Stanford University. He initially considered a career in electrical engineering, but after further exploration, he decided to follow his father’s footsteps and entered the field of medicine. He specialized in Gastroenterology because it combined the diagnostic challenges of Internal Medicine with the hand-eye coordination skills of endoscopic procedures.

Although he sees patients with all types of gastrointestinal disorders and healthy patients for colorectal cancer screening, Dr. Sande has a special clinical interest in inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal motility disorders.

Dr. Sande is currently the President of Gastroenterology Consultants. In addition to this critical role, he serves as the Nevada Governor for the American College of Gastroenterology, Chairman of the Hometown Health Plan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Board Member of the Washoe County Medical Society and Chairman of the Washoe County Medical Society’s Physician Computer Networking Taskforce. He is a member of the following professional organizations: American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Medical Association.

When he has some free time, Dr. Sande enjoys spending it with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys an array of outdoor activities such as mountain biking, running, hiking, backpacking, hunting, telemark skiing, snowboarding and traveling. Though his initial career plan when he left for college did not quite pan out, the “ electrical engineer” instilled in him at the age of 15 remains to this day and is exhibited in his passion and participation in Amateur Radio.

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Victor K. Chen, M.D.

Dr. Chen grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He believes in a straightforward and pragmatic approach to life and medicine. He became interested in medicine when his close family friends died of metastatic colon and lung cancers, and decided to specialize in Gastroenterology after the personal experience with his grandfather dying of esophageal cancer.

He moved to Reno for the opportunity to introduce Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) to this area and was the first physician to perform EUS in Nevada. He completed his advanced fellowship training under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Sivak, who is considered one of the forefathers of therapeutic endoscopy in America.

Dr. Chen acknowledges that medicine is rapidly progressing through research. He feels that objective review of the scientific literature and keeping up-to-date are important to optimize patient care. He obtained a Masters of Science in Public Health in order to better analyze medical research, and to incorporate new scientific breakthroughs in his practice. He has extensive research experience and published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as authored an invited book chapter. As much as he enjoys research, he finds clinical practice and caring for patients more emotionally and intellectually rewarding.

He feels that listening and empathy are important foundations of medicine. He enjoys helping patients, and practices all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Dr. Chen served as Gastroenterology Section Chief at Renown Regional Medical Center. He was also Medical Staff Secretary, and is currently the Chief of Staff at Renown South Meadows Medical Center.  He is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and enjoys teaching medical students and resident trainees. He is an Eagle Scout, and was elected to the Order of the Arrow scouting national honor society.

He is a member in good standing in all the major gastroenterology societies in America including the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is also a member of the Bockus International Society of Gastroenterology, Nevada State Medical Association, and Washoe County Medical Society.

Dr. Chen enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife, children, and extended family. His hobbies include art, biking, skiing, and outdoor activities.

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Tom Fang, M.D.

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in the small town of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, Dr. Fang’s career path in medicine was realized at an early age as he witnessed the healing works of his father and grandfather, both of whom were physicians. He attributes his choice to specialize in GI to his impressive mentors during his residency as well as his inquisitive nature to solve problems, treat patients and to perform technically challenging procedures. Like the early knowledge of his career path in medicine, Dr. Fang knew he would return and call Reno home one day after a brief trip during college when he stopped through the city on the way to Lake Tahoe. Dr. Fang settled in Reno in August 2015.

Dr. Fang practices all aspects of general gastroenterology and hepatology with special clinical interests in pancreaticobiliary diseases. Additionally, he enjoys performing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP).

Dr. Fang strives to practice professionalism, thoroughness, empathy and compassion as he believes that the foundation of world class medical care is based upon a positive partnership between physician and patients. His passion for his career in medicine drives him to continually think of ways to improve the outcome of current endoscopic techniques, developing new endoscopic procedures, medical device development and quality improvement to improve safety for patients.

Outside of work, Dr. Fang enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, traveling, learning about history and culture and exploring all the outdoor activities such as biking, snowboarding, hiking and camping that Northern Nevada and Northern California has to offer.

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Marcia Shearer, BS

Chief Financial Officer/Controller

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Connie Brown, BS

Director of Operations

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Autumn Uyechi, RN, BSN

Director of Center Operations

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Julie Kewanyama, BSN, RN, CGRN

Director of Quality Management

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Patty Kress, PHR

Human Resources Manager

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Debbie Brown, CGCS

Director of Reimbursement

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Chris Folsom

Director of Information Technology

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Darren Hill, APRN

Darren moved from Sacramento, CA, to the Reno area in 2007 to attend college at the University of Nevada, Reno. The California native enjoyed living in Northern Nevada so much that he never left. While working in the hospital, Darren became interested in GI care and began to work at GIC in 2014. There, he grew to love many aspects of GI care during his time working in outpatient endoscopy.

While Darren enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology, he has a special interest in treating and educating patients with GERD and inflammatory bowel disease. He finds utilizing new treatment modalities for hepatitis exciting. Darren’s goal is to provide excellent clinical GI care by listening to what his patients need and integrating those aspects into the plan of care.

Outside of work, Darren loves to spend time with his family and friends. His hobbies include camping, hiking, swimming, going to concerts and heading to San Francisco to catch a Giants game whenever possible.

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Paul Johns, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified

Mr. Johns is a second generation Nevada native who grew up in the Reno-Carson City area. He spent eleven years practicing in primary care during which time he was constantly fascinated by the complexity of gastrointestinal and liver disease. In 2004, Paul seized the opportunity to begin practice in GI with Gastroenterology Consultants, which also allowed him to return to his home state.

Mr. Johns enjoys managing the full spectrum of GI medicine. His primary focus, however, is managing the care of patients undergoing treatment of chronic infectious Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B, in the hospital and in the office setting.

Mr. Johns enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities in his spare time. He is known around the office as the avid golfer and fisherman.

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Richard McCracken, PA-C

Richard moved from Southern California to the Reno area in 2011 to practice family medicine in underserved areas of Northern Nevada. Richard has practiced family medicine for several years. During that time, he saw a wide array of gastrointestinal disorders and has been interested in more in-depth GI care.

Richard’s interest in Gastroenterology includes the diagnosis and treatment of several chronic gastrointestinal disorders, including hepatitis, cirrhosis and inflammatory bowel disorders.  His goal is to become a better provider to his patients through education and clinical experience. He also strives to be an integral part of his patients’ care and well-being.

In his leisure time, Richard enjoys spending time with his wife. He also enjoys traveling, hiking, snowboarding, and playing golf.

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Christopher Bartlett, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified

Mr. Bartlett moved from his hometown, Dayton, Ohio, to the Carson City area in 2007 to join the Providers of the Carson Office. His interest and experience in the field of GI stems back to his time served in the US Air Force, where he assisted physicians in performing GI procedures and performed tasks related to patient education on GI disorders. Mr. Bartlett worked as a GI hospitalist prior to joining GIC.

Mr. Bartlett’s interests in GI include the diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis C, chronic hepatitis B and inflammatory bowel disease. His continuing goal is to work together with the team of Physicians and Physician Assistants in delivering the best quality healthcare to patients in a timely, efficient manner.

In his leisure time, Mr. Bartlett enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. His hobbies include hiking, playing golf, listening to music and playing the electric guitar. His talent and passion in music is exhibited at his church, playing both the electric and electric/acoustic guitar in his worship/praise band.

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Why Choose Us?

  • The highest patient satisfaction scores in Nevada
  • The most experienced and oldest GI group in Nevada
  • The only pediatric gastroenterologist in Nevada
  • Three convenient locations

Our Locations

Reno – North Office
  • 880 Ryland St.
  • Reno, Nevada 89502
  • Phone: 775-329-4600
  • Fax: 775-329-4992
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Reno – South Meadows Office
  • 10619 Professional Circle
  • Reno, Nevada 89521
  • Phone: 775-852-4848
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Carson City Office
  • 1385 Vista Lane
  • Carson City, Nevada 89703
  • Phone: (775) 884-4567
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