Javier Obeso, MD, is an internal medicine resident physician at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, GA.
Dr. Quijano is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Hamilton Physician Group-Gastroenterology in Dalton, Georgia. He is fluent in English and Spanish. Dr. Quijano attended medical school and completed his residency training at the New York University School of Medicine in New York, New York. He also completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Quijano treats patients with GI conditions, including GERD, abdominal pain, peptic ulcer disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver conditions including fatty liver, hepatitis B, C, and functional GI conditions like gastroparesis and irritable bowel syndrome. He also performs general GI procedures such as upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies, video capsule endoscopies, and manometries.
“I chose to work in gastroenterology because it offers me the opportunity to perform procedures that can help prolong people’s lives and the opportunity to provide ongoing care to patients with chronic GI conditions,” says Dr. Quijano.
Carlos Peñaherrera, MD, is an endocrinologist at Hamilton Diabetes and Endocrinology Center in Dalton, Georgia. He speaks both English and Spanish. Dr. Peñaherrera attended medical school at the University Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil in Guayaquil, Ecuador, completed his residency training in internal medicine at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey, and his fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Peñaherrera treats patients with type I, type II, and gestational diabetes, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid Nodules, hypoglycemia, hyperinsulinemia, metabolic syndrome, adrenal and pituitary gland disease, parathyroid disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, osteoporosis, etc. He chose endocrinology as his specialty because, “Endocrinology caught my attention very early in my training,” says Dr. Peñaherrera. Studying the physiology of the endocrine system seemed like the most interesting thing to me.” In his spare time, Dr. Peñaherrera enjoys watching movies with his family, watching and playing soccer, as well as playing the guitar and the ukulele.
Dr. Castro attended medical school at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of Miami/ JFK Medical Center Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Florida, and her fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
In her spare time, Dr. Castro enjoys spending time with her husband (also a physician) and her friends. She likes to spend time outdoors and explore different types of foods and restaurants.
Dr. Castro treats patients with chronic rheumatic and autoimmune diseases like osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, myositis, vasculitis, etc. She chose rheumatology as her specialty because “it allows me the opportunity to serve and care for patients who have a variety of diseases and establish an ongoing relationship with them. I grew up in a family that taught me that you don’t need to do big things to help others. Even small things make a difference. I enjoy having a career as a rheumatologist because I get to make a difference in people’s lives.”
Family medicine physician, Alejandra Staubs, DO, completed medical school at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York. Dr. Staubs is a native Spanish speaker and enjoys spending time with her family.
Dr. Staubs is a family medicine physician at Hamilton Convenient Care Dalton.
Hamilton Convenient Care provides personalized, non-emergency medical care to adults and children (age 2+) with no appointment needed with extended hours to fit your schedule. Walk-in patients are welcomed!
Hector M. Dourron, MD, FACS is a board certified vascular surgeon at Hamilton Vascular Center in Dalton and Chatsworth, GA (Hamilton Physician Group – Murray Campus). Hamilton Vascular Center develops treatment plans for those with vascular disease. Treatments include lifestyle changes, medication, and if needed, surgical procedures to repair an aneurysm or restore blood flow.
Call 706.259.3336 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hector Dourron.