Gastroenterologist, Managing Physician
Dr. Geronimo “Gerry” Sahagun has been in practice at Internal Medicine Associates LLC since 1997.
Geronimo Sahagun, MD, is a gastroenterologist in private practice with Internal Medicine Associates, LLC, as well as Anchorage Endoscopy Center, Anchorage, AK.
He received his MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City. Dr. Sahagun completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health Science University, Portland, where he was chief medical resident at the VA Medical Center. He went on to complete a gastroenterology fellowship at Oregon Health Science University. In addition, he was awarded the American Heart Association Cerebrovascular Fellowship as well as the Emory D. Warner Fellowship in Pathology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine.
Dr. Sahagun is a member of several national and local professional societies, including the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a lecturer for the family Practice Residency Program (affiliated with the University of Washington Medical Center) and Grand Rounds at several area hospitals. In addition he is a lecturer for the Physician’s Assistants and Nurse Practice Conferences in Alaska.
Dr. Sahagun has participated in several clinical trials, most recently a study comparing treatments for chronic hepatitis C in obese genotype 1 patients. He is the author or co-author of 14 research reports, review articles, abstracts, and editorials, with a focus on outcomes after placement of intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. He is also the co-author of a chapter on small bowel tumors in the textbook Current Diagnosis.