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.

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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