Physician assistant joins Grand Junction Gastroenterology

Leah Barjenbruch

Leah Barjenbruch has joined Grand Junction Gastroenterology has a physician assistant.

She brings to her duties more than five years of experience as a physician assistant as well as national certification. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nutrition science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and master’s degree in physician assistant studies from the Nebraska Medical Center. 

“Leah is a great addition to our team. She has a background in family medicine and truly brings a comprehensive health care approach to our patients and clinic,” said Dr. Philip Sarges, a gastroenterologist at Grand Junction Gastroenterology.

Barjenbruch said she’s excited about her new position well as living in the Grand Valley. “I feel like I hit the jackpot. The team at Grand Junction Gastroenterology is phenomenal and Western Colorado is a beautiful place to live and practice.”

Grand Junction Gastroenterology is located at 1035 Wellington Ave. For additional information, call 242-6600 or visit