• 23 MAR 16


    Artesia General Hospital has a state-of-the-art gastroenterology lab that offers digital imaging, fluoroscopy and high resolution monitors.  Our general surgeon, Dr. Shahriar Anoushfar, specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders to include reflux “GERD” and colorectal disorders.  Digestive disorders include disease related to the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, gall bladder, liver and pancreas.

    Artesia General Hospital offers a full range of services supported by our specially trained physician and nurses, with ready access to modern diagnostic and treatment facilities.  In addition our staff utilizes minimally invasive procedures, when applicable, to provide the shortest recovery times with the best possible patient outcomes.

    Dr. Anoushfar is one of the few physicians in Southeastern New Mexico that has been trained to perform specialized procedures in the following areas:

    • Stretta Therapy
    • Barretts Esophagus
    • Bravo Wireless Ph Monitoring to test for GERD
    • Pneumatic  Dilation for Achalasia
    • Argon Plasma Coagulation
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy with High Definition narrow Band Imaging performed under anesthesia.
    • EGD – Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    • Gastroparesis

    Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders:

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Appendicitis
    • Bloating and Cramping
    • Chronic Diarrhea
    • Chronic Heartburn
    • Colon Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Gallbladder Disease
    • GI Bleeding
    • Hernias
    • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
    • Pancreatitis
    • Rectal Pain
    • Reflux/Regurgitation/”GERD”
    • Vomiting/Indigestion


    Physicians & Providers


    Dr. Shahriar Anoushfar
    Terah Maupin Sexton, PA-C
    612 North 13th Street, Suite B
    Artesia, NM  88210
    Phone: 575-748-8526

    Dr. Albert Tuono
    612 North 13th Street, Suite G
    Artesia, NM  88210
    Phone: 575-736-8235


    Dr. Shahriar Anoushfar
    Terah Maupin Sexton, PA-C
    1031 N. Thomas Street
    Carlsbad, NM 88220