• 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

Joseph Hancock, MD, FACP, FACG, JD



Barton Gastroenterology

1139 Third Street

South Lake Tahoe, 



Phone: 530.543.5691

Fax: 530.542.2872


Medical/Graduate Studies

School: Hahnemann University and Hospital (now Drexel University: MCPHahnemann University) School of Medicine

Degree: M.D.

Undergraduate Studies

School: University of Southern California College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Major: Biological Sciences

Degree: B.S.

School: Texas Wesleyan University (Now Texas A and M University School of Law) School of Law

Major: Law

Degree: J.D.

Board Certifications

Board Certified: Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - 1981

Board Certified: Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine - 1993-2003
Recertification - 2003-2013
Recertification - 2014-2024

Affiliated Memberships

American College of Physicians: Member 1981, Fellow 1987
American Gastroenterology Association: Member 1981
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Member 1984-present
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Editorial Board Committee: Member 2009-2012
Texas Medical Association: Member 1990-present
American College of Gastroenterology: Member 1997, Fellow 2002-present, Credential Committee 1998-2001, Patient Care Committee 1998-2001, Professional Issues Committee 2006-2010
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: Member 2008-present
American College of Emergency Medicine (Past Member)

Medical - Legal
American College of Legal Medicine Affiliate: Member 1997
American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics: Member 1997
American Health Lawyers Association: Member 1997

Additional Information

  • Military Service with the United States Navy: Retired as Lieutenant Commander 1990
    • Gastroenterolgy Fellowship: Naval Hospital, 1980-1982
      • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
      • Medical Triage Team for National Disasters, Mid Atlantic Region