John Carlson, M.D.
Dr. Carlson’s practice office is located next door to SEC, at 1083 Los Palos Drive. His practice website is www.salinasgi.com.
Dr. John Carlson was raised in Southern California. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he played collegiate water polo and majored in microbiology. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating in 1978, and subsequently completed his Internal Medicine internship, also at UCLA, in 1981. He completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at UCSF in 1985. After moving to Salinas in 1985, Dr. Carlson chaired the medical department at SVMH from 1996 to 1998, and again from 2014 to 2016. He is a member of the ACP, AGA, ASGE, AMA, and MCMS.
Dr. Carlson lives in Salinas with his wife and enjoys visiting his children in the Bay Area on weekends.