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Memorial Specialty Clinic - Deming

Kermie Robinson, MD, F.A.C.S

Dr. Robinson has gained experience by serving in various sectors in the medical field in both Georgia and New Mexico. As a surgeon, physician, and instructor, he has enjoyed several different positions with medical schools, hospitals, and medical centers. Dr. Robinson completed his Doctor of Medicine at Tulane Medical School. Also, the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine awarded Dr. Kermie Robinson a Master’s degree in Public Health.

After graduating from Tulane, he carried out his surgical residency at Flushing Medical Center in New York. Today, Kermie Robinson, MD is board certified and serves as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Robinson specializes in bariatric surgery, minimally invasive intestinal surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and minimally invasive hernia surgery. Dr. Robinson is Board Certified.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Robinson, call 575-556-6400

John Ramirez, MD

Dr. Ramirez is a highly respected surgeon who has been in private practice in Las Cruces for more than 30 years. In May, he became a part of General Surgery Associates. Dr. Ramirez is Board Certified.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ramirez, call 575-522-0329


Jaime Aburto, MD

Dr. Jaime Aburto is a fellowship-trained Plastic Surgeon at Memorial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Aburto, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, is devoted to his patients and strives to provide cutting-edge techniques for a variety of services. Whether it is cancer reconstruction, complex wound care, or cosmetic procedures, Dr. Aburto works to understand the patient’s desire and works closely with them to obtain the ideal outcome. Dr. Aburto is fluent in both English and Spanish and is proud to be in Las Cruces as a part of the Memorial physician team.


Dr. Aburto obtained his medical degree from the University of Monterrey and Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed a five-year General Surgery residency at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Aburto continued his training at the prestigious The Ohio State University and The James Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he completed three additional years of training alongside the country’s leading Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons. After completing his Plastic Surgery fellowship, Dr. Aburto traveled to Europe for a fellowship in Ghent, Belgium through the Dutch Association for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (DAFPRS) and the Ghent Association of Plastic Surgeons (GAPS). He worked with some of the European leaders in Plastic Surgery furthering his study of cutting-edge techniques in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as breast surgery.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Aburto, call 575-556-1892

Victor Barnica, MD

Dr. Barnica is the only board-certified colon and rectal surgeon in the Las Cruces area. He has a special interest in the prevention and surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, applying advanced techniques in minimally invasive surgery. He is honored to be a part of Memorial Medical Center’s surgical team and take part in caring for the Las Cruces community. Dr. Barnica is fluent in English and Spanish.


Dr. Barnica obtained his medical degree at Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla, Mexico, then completed his General Surgery training at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and robotic surgery at Foxchase Cancer Center/Temple University, both in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He finished his surgical training after completing a subspecialty in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Barnica, call 575-556-5914

Steven Marks, MD

Dr. Marks is a highly experienced Board Certified Otolaryngologist, who is dedicated to providing the best possible care for patients with problems of the ears, nose, and throat. He is proud to be a part of the great community of Las Cruces and a member of the Memorial Medical Center team.


Dr. Marks earned his medical degree and completed his residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Marks, call 575-556-1860

Memorial Specialty Clinic

Our specialty physicians visit the clinic and see patients scheduled on a regular basis. Specialists can order diagnostic imaging and laboratory testing and can even perform procedures.