Careers With St. Joseph Health

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They form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Health and are the prime reason we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

Jay E. Shankar, MD

  • Nephrology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
High Desert Nephrology
12675 Hesperia Rd.
Victorville, CA 92395
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

High Desert Nephrology
12675 Hesperia Rd.
Victorville, CA 92395
Get Directions
(760) 241-3306
(760) 241-5037
Mon, Tue, Thu 8:45am- 12 p.m., & 1:30 p.m.- 5 p.m., Wed, Fri 8:45am- 12 p.m.

Secondary Office

(760) 256-3918
(760) 256-5217
Wed 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

More Information

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Barstow Community Hospital
  • Premier Healthcare
  • St. Mary Medical Center
  • Victor Valley Global Medical Center
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Nephrology
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Mysore Medical College- Mysore, India
    • Internship
      Elyria Memorial Hospital- Elyria, OH
    • Residency
      Oakwood Hospital- Dearborn, MI
    • Fellowship
      Henry Ford Hospital- Detroit, MI
    Areas of Interest

    Nephrology, Internal Medicine

  • Biography



    What do you feel is the biggest reward of a career in medicine?
    Taking care of challenging patients.

    Why did you select a career in medicine?
    I like interacting with people who are in need.

    What are some activities/hobbies you like to participate in during your free time?

    Board Certified
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Board Certified
    American Board of Nephrology