Barton Giessel, M.D.

Specialty: Family Medicine

Biography:Dr. Giessel comes to us from his private medical practice in Corsicana, Texas. A native Texan who grew up near Corpus Christi, Dr. Giessel has over 20 years’ experience providing full-spectrum care in rural areas. He attended college at the University of Texas at Austin, medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and also completed a rural health residency at the University of Missouri – Columbia.

Dr. Giessel has four children and four grandkids and currently resides in Del Norte with his wife, Jamie, who is a nurse in the surgical department at Rio Grande Hospital. Hobbies include skiing, hiking, cooking, guitar, and foreign cinema.

Dr. Giessel has been board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1999.

With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Dedicated to provide a compassionate and caring environment for patients, visitors and staff while delivering the highest quality care to the San Luis Valley Communities.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14 Del Norte, CO 81132 Tel: 719-657-2510 Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande Ave Creede, CO 81130 Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14 Del Norte, CO 81132 Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic

1033 2nd Avenue Monte Vista, CO 81144 Tel: 719-852-8827 Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

62 Park Drive, South Fork, CO 81154, Tel: 719-873-5494