Dr. J.C. Vasquez Joins Ashley Regional Medical Center
December 6, 2022
Vernal, Utah (December 6, 2022) – Ashley Regional Medical Center (ARMC) today announced that J.C. Vasquez, MD, FACS has joined its staff effective November 7, and will be offering general surgery services to patients throughout the Basin. Dr. Vasquez brings more than two decades of surgical experience to Ashley Regional Medical Center.
“Dr. Vasquez has over 21 years of experience in general surgery. His patient-focused care and astute clinical judgment are a benefit to the medical team and the community,” said Wes Taylor, CEO of Ashley Regional.
Dr. Vasquez joins Ashley Regional from Emergency Surgical Associates in Carrollton, Texas. He also previously worked as a general surgeon in Sandy and Moab, Utah.
Dr. Vasquez graduated with his medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center Houston in Houston, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT and his minimally invasive surgical fellowship with a focus on laparoscopic and advanced gastrointestinal surgery at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Vasquez is a member of The American Board of Surgery.
He looks forward to serving this community and getting to know all that Vernal has to offer.
Dr. Vasquez is fluent in English and Spanish. He sees patients at Northeastern Utah General Surgery, located within Ashley Regional Medical Center. To schedule an appointment, please call 435.781.2161.
About Ashley Regional Medical Center
Through its 39-bed, Joint Commission-accredited acute care facility and physician practices, Ashley Regional Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient services to the populations of Uintah, Duchesne and Daggett counties in Utah and Rio Blanco County in Colorado. It is a designated Level IV trauma center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and has been designated as a Stroke Receiving Facility by the Utah State Department of Health. The healthcare workers provide safe, high-quality patient care across labor and delivery, surgery, imaging, outpatient care, the 24/7/365 emergency room and many other specialties. Ashley Regional has been recognized for excellence in quality indicators and measures, including being named a Top 100 Community & Rural hospital for six consecutive years by Chartis Center for Rural Health, a 100 Top Hospital by Watson Health and holds a 5-star CMS rating.