All professionals at Northern New Mexico Gastroenterology maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
David B. Hoverson, M.D.
Dr. David Hoverson attended medical school at University of New Mexico and then completed a Residency at University of Wisconsin and a Fellowship at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American College of Physicians and the New Mexico Medical Society.
Cornelius P. Dooley, M.D., F.A.C.G., F.A.G.A.
Dr. Cornelius Dooley attended University College Dublin School of Medicine for his M.B., B.Ch. and B.A.O. degrees. He completed Internships at Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, and L.A. County-U.S.C. Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he also served as Research Scholar and Fellow in the Section of Gastroenterology. He was awarded his medical degree by thesis from National University of Ireland, and he is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterological Association. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the New Mexico Medical Society.
Patrick G. Quinn, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.G.A., F.A.S.G.E.
Dr. Patrick Quinn graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine with his medical degree. He completed an Internship and Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and then a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. He also did an Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, among other organizations. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Ricardo Calzada, M.D., F.A.C.G.
Dr. Ricardo Calzada received his M.D. degree from University of San Carlos de Borromeo School of Medicine. He then completed a Rotating Internship and Internal Medicine Residency at Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and then did another Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Calzada has his New Mexico medical license and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, and he is a member of the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, American Gastroenterological Association, American Medical Association, and the New Mexico Medical Society.
Bradley B. Rowberry. M.D.
Dr. Bradley Rowberry graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine with his medical degree. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Texas in San Antonio Texas. Dr. Rowberry is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the New Mexico Medical Society, and Los Alamos Medical Society.
Alejandra I. Castillo-Roth, M.D.
Dr. Alejandra Castillo-Roth received her medical degree from Luis Razetti Medical School at Central University of Venezuela. She then served as Intern, Resident and then Chief Resident at State University of New York. She also served as a Fellow and Research Fellow in the Division of Digestive Disease and Hepatology there. She completed an Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Dr. Castillo-Roth is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, and the New Mexico Medical Society.
Charles S. Hertz, M.D.
Specialty: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
Dr. Charles Hertz attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for his medical degree. He completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He is Board Certified in both specialties. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the New Mexico Medical Society.
Natalie A. Pavelock, M.D.
Dr. Pavelock completed medical school at the Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland and went on to complete her Internal Medicine Residency at New York University, in Brooklyn NY. Most recently, she completed her gastroenterology fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In her free time, Dr. Pavelock enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking and exploring the Southwest. Dr. Pavelock is an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology as well as the American Gastroenterology Association
Neal E. Rakov, MD, FACP, AGAF
Dr.Rakov is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a residency at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and a fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.He is also a board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.
Desiree Barela, PA-C
Desiree Barela, PA-C was born and raised in Santa Fe, NM and graduated from St. Mikes High school then attended UNM and obtained a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and Chemistry. She attended the Physician Assistant's Program at UNM. She worked in General Surgery at Christus St. Vincent for 5 years and then took a position with UNM General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery for almost 2 years before joining Northern New Mexico Gastroenterology. She enjoys art, spending time with family/friends and home projects!
Juddson Baldwin, PA-C
Juddson Baldwin attended college at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has a Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry and a Master's in Physician Assistant Studies. He worked in Primary Care and Internal Medicine, on the Navajo Reservation (Fort Defiance) for 6 years before moving to Santa Fe in 2017.
He is board certified by the NCCPA. He is member of the AAPA. He is licensed to practice as a PA in New Mexico.