Gastroenterology of the Rockies is proud to announce that Dr. Joseph Cassara joined the practice as of July 25th, 2022. Dr. Cassara is the second physician to join the practice this year and has been practicing in the Boulder/Denver community for over 15 years.
Dr. Cassara attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. Upon his graduation from medical school, Dr. Cassara completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC, where he also served as a Chief Resident and a Clinical Instructor. He also completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at UNC Hospitals with training in advanced therapeutic endoscopic techniques (EUS, ERCP, more). During this time, he was twice awarded Teacher of the Year by interns and medical students, and has several publications in a diverse array of medical topics. Dr. Cassara is grounded in a variety of different career experiences before and after medical school. He has worked on farms, as a convenience store manager and an emergency medical technician. He is also a recognized national leader in communication skills and leadership development, and has started a national center of excellence for clinician-patient communications. He is committed to improving the overall care of patients and has led critical operational and systems improvements in large integrated care delivery models.
For a link to his full bio, click here.