Dr. Geronimo Sahagun has been at Internal Medicine Associates since 1997.
Originally from California, Geronimo Sahagun, MD, has been practicing Gastroenterology in Alaska for 23 years.
Dr. Sahagun received his MD from the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine. From there, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health Science University, serving as Chief Medical Resident in Internal Medicine. He furthered his postgraduate training at Oregon Health Science University completing his Gastroenterology fellowship.
Throughout his career he has readily demonstrated his passion for medicine, patient care, and advancing research. He has had several clinical publications and has participated in extensive research/scholarly activities, to include: comparison of Pegasus and RBV in genotype 2 & 3 patients between 4 & 6 months of treatment, participation in a clinical trials program for Hepatitis C here in Alaska, and prevalence data on H. Pylori for non-Native and Native patients in Alaska.
Dr. Sahagun advocates that this is not a job— it is his passion. He specializes in advanced procedures, treatment of liver disorders, and colon cancer screening. Further, Dr. Sahagun recognizes how powerful physician leadership in medicine is to the health of our community and Alaskans. He has been serving as Internal Medicine Associates first-ever physician CEO since 2019, and can be regularly observed to advocate for physicians, staff, and patients in our organizational initiatives and daily operations.
He enjoys adventuring in Alaska, fishing, swimming, and painting. In his free time, you can find Dr. Sahagun enjoying time with his family, traveling, and exploring.