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Gastroenterologist Caring for Patients in Reedley


REEDLEY – Dr. Ryan B. Utarnachitt has joined Adventist Health Physicians Network. He’s caring for patients at 1419 N. Acacia Ave., Suite 101, on the Adventist Medical Center – Reedley campus and at Adventist Health / Community Care clinic – Reedley Cypress, 372 W. Cypress inside AMC - Reedley.

Dr. Utarnachitt is a gastroenterologist who is board-certified in internal medicine. He specializes in liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and reflux disease.

Dr. Utarnachitt studied at New York University, College of Arts and Science and graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Mich., where he grew up. He completed a gastroenterology fellowship and residency training at University of California at San Francisco-Fresno, where he also served as a faculty member. He also has a Masters of Public Health from Boston University.

Dr. Utarnachitt comes from a family of physicians. His father was a gastroenterologist, and his brother is a doctor.

“It seemed like a natural fit,” says Dr. Utarnachitt. “I was looking at pictures of colonoscopies at the age of 6, but I also knew I wanted to help people.”

Since Dr. Utarnachitt studied in Fresno, he says he wanted to stay in the Central Valley to give back to the community.

“I like the community feel,” he says. “I think communities tend to get lost in bigger cities.”

Dr. Utarnachitt is married, 1 a one-year-old daughter and is expecting a second daughter in October.

He and his wife enjoy cooking and the arts.

Dr. Utarnachitt may be reached at 1419 N. Acacia Ave., Suite 101, with an office number of (559) 391-3160 and at 372 W. Cypress, with an office number of (559) 643-8083.

Watch the video below to hear a personal message from Dr. Utarnachitt.