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CHRISTUS St. Vincent Surgical Associates

Our Approach

Our fellowship-trained surgeons specialize in minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and robotic surgery. In addition, our physicians have access to state-of-the-art, recently remodeled surgical suites equipped with the latest technology. We offer a broad array of diagnostic and therapeutic surgical services which include but are not limited to:

  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (endostent procedure)
  • Anal/Rectal (fissures, hemorrhoids, fistulas)
  • Appendix
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery (MAZE)
  • Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery
  • Chamberlain procedure
  • Chest Tubes
  • Colon Surgery – Cancer and Diverticulitis, Prolapse
  • Colonoscopy/Upper Endoscopy/ Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Cysts/Abcesses
  • Complex aortic surgery
  • GI Surgery–Colon/Small Bowel
  • Gastric Stimulator for Gastroparesis
  • Gallbladder (Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis)
  • GERD procedures (Nissen)
  • Fistulagram
  • Hernias (Pediatric & Adult)
  • Hemorrhoids/Anal Procedures
  • Intestinal (Adhesions, Diverticulosis, Obstruction)
  • Lesions
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernias
  • Lung cancer treatment
  • Lymph node dissection
  • Melanoma/Skin Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery – standard laparoscopy and daVinci Robot
  • Moles
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • PEG Tubes
  • Pericardial Window
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter
  • Permanent Venous Access Devices
  • Pectus surgery
  • Pulmonary resections
  • Reflux Procedures
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Skin Cancers, Lymph Node Biopsies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine
  • Spleen and Adrenal Removal
  • Tracheobronchoplasty for Tracheomalacia
  • Thoracoscopic/ VATS lung surgeries
  • Thoracotomy Lobectomy and other lung resection
  • Thymectomy Hyperhydrosis
  • Varicose veins
  • Wounds, Lacerations

We accept most insurances. If you have questions about coverage, it is always best to contact your insurance company first.


Monday - Thursday

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Our Location

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Surgical Associates
1631 Hospital Drive
Suite 240
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505


Our Team

Afanasyeva Nataliya CNP - Trauma Surgery - Christus St_ Vincent Surgical Associates

Natalia Afanasyeva, CNP

Surgery, Trauma


Celina Luchetti, PA-C

Surgery, General


Kris Rajanna, MD

Surgery, General

Simeoni-Shannon Sonia CFNP - Trauma Surgery, General Surgery - Christus St Vincent

Sonia Simeoni-Shannon, CFNP

Surgery, Trauma, Surgery, General


Jose Sterling, MD

Surgery, General, Critical Care Medicine

Trauma Surgery


Poseidon Varvitsiotis, MD

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgeon


Julie Wesp, MD

Surgery, General

Associated Facilities

This clinic is part of the following hospital networks.