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Granite Peaks Gastroenterology
Christopher Cutler, MDDr. Cutler received a B.S. in psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI in 1984. In 1988 he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident.
He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship in 1995 at Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Cutler has been practicing gastroenterology in Utah since 1995 and is highly experienced in all aspects of gastroenterology, digestive diseases, and digestive health. He is active on the staff of Alta View Hospital and is a participating physician on all insurance panels in Utah.
He is married with three children, and together they enjoy all of the outdoor activities Utah has to offer.
Steven Desautels, MDDr. Steven Desautels received his B.S. degree in microbiology at the University of Florida in 1986. In 1990, he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Utah where he was awarded the Intern and Resident of the Year. He also was the recipient of the ACP Merck National Research Award.
He completed his Fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh where he was awarded the ASGE Wilson Cook National Advanced Endoscopy Award for research and an ACG National Research Grant.
Dr. Desautels is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been participating in GI research, as well as, the inpatient and outpatient practice of gastroenterology in Utah since 1997. He is highly experienced in all aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease.
He is active on the staff of Alta View Hospital and is a participating physician on all insurance panels in Utah.
He is married with five children and resides in Sandy, Utah.
Andrew Heiner, MDDr. Heiner attended UCLA and BYU, receiving a B.S. in Zoology in 1983. In 1987 he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He then completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of Utah and stayed there to complete a Gastroenterology Fellowship in 1992.
He is board certified in Gastroenterology and has been practicing gastroenterology in Salt Lake City since 1992.
Dr. Heiner is experienced in treating patients with digestive health issues. He has particular interest in Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's disease, swallowing difficulties, and cancer screening.
He performs colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and advanced biliary endoscopy. He is an active member of Jordan Valley Hospital and Alta View Hospital staff. He accepts all all insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid.
He is married with five fabulous children and enjoys going to work when he is not busy spending time with his family.
J. David Schmidt, MDDr. Schmidt received his B.A. in Biology from the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT in 1996. In 2000, he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.
He completed his Internship and Residency at the Lankenau Hospital in 2004 in Wynnewood, PA, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship in 2008 from the Lankeau Hospital as well.
Dr. Schmidt is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is currently Board Eligible in Gastroenterology. He is active on the medical staff at Alta View Hopsital.
He and his wife enjoy hiking and exploring the Utah outdoors.
R. Kyle Barnett, MDDr. Barnett attended Texas Tech University for his undergraduate studies and was accepted to Texas Tech University School of Medicine after three years, where he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1987. He completed his internship and residency with Board Certification in the field of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1990.
He returned to Texas and completed his Gastroenterology fellowship with Board Certification at Scott and White Clinic and Hospital/Texas A&M School of Medicine in Temple, Texas in 1994.
Following completion of his fellowship he joined a gastroenterology practice in Shreveport, Louisiana where he practiced from 1994-2008. He is involved in GI research as well as the inpatient and outpatient practice of gastroenterology including gastrointestinal, biliary, liver and pancreatic disorders.
He is on the Active Staff at Alta View and St. Mark's hospitals and is on all insurance panels in Utah.
Dr. Barnett is married to a native Utah girl and he and his wife have three children. They are excited to be back in Utah and enjoy the outdoor opportunities and wonderful community that the Salt Lake valley offers.