Precision Research Institute

Center Information

Hakim Mohamed
Precision Research Institute
292 Euclid Ave # 115
San Diego, CA 92114

Video Presentations

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Internal Medicine
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 150+
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 100+
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 500
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 2 Week(s)
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 80%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 90%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Staff Certifications
Number of Certified CRCs: 5
Number of Certified PIs: 5


Precision Research Institute, LLC. (PRI) is a multi-specialty research center that conducts phases II, III and IV clinical trials. PRI has clinical research facility devoted to clinical trials. The research staff includes an internal medicine, a family practice physician, a pain management physician, gastroenterologists, cardiologist, 1 registered dietician, and a registered nurse.

We have experienced certified clinical research coordinators. Our support staff includes a regulatory specialist, lab technician, medical assistant, recruitment specialist, and a receptionist. PRI has a large research database. We are located 2 miles north from Paradise Valley Hospital and utilize their emergency services.

Dr. Taddese Desta, a well-known gastroenterologist in San Diego since 1996, and Mr. Hakim N. Mohamed, DBA, MBA who has over 16 years of research experience founded PRI.

PRI won the partnership and preferred status with some CROs due to its reputation for extensively trained employees who are devoted to the highest standards of patient care at all times. PRI is committed to producing highly effective and efficient data in an effort to facilitate FDA approval and bring new treatment options to the market.


Precision Research Institute (PRI) has been conducting phase II - IV trials on a variety of Indications including but not limited to:


  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis
  • Diarrhea
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • GERD
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Immune Response
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Opioid Induced Constipation
  • Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pompe Disease
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid Reflux
  • Ulcerative Colitis


  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Diabetes T1 and T2
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Asthma


Precision Research Institute (PRI) is a fully equipped facility that handles clinical trials from start to end.

Equipment (calibrated):

  • ECG machine
  • Centrifuge
  • Incubator
  • Spirometry
  • Min/max Thermometers


  • Multiple Exam Rooms
  • Coordinator and Monitors offices
  • Fully equipped laboratory
  • CLIA (high complexity certified laboratory
  • Drug Storage Room (limited access)
  • 24/7 temperature monitoring system
  • Alarm

Patient Recruitment Methods:

  • In-house database (Practice and research)
  • Physicians and Community Clinics
  • Media (Newspaper, TV, Radio, Facebook, Website)
  • Letters (physician to patients and physician to physicians)
  • Flyers/posters in physician offices


  • All eDC forms
  • IVRs and eIVRS
  • Dairy and edairy


  • Quest Laboratory (local lab)
  • Sharp Laboratory (local lab)
  • Paradise Valley and Alvarado Hospitals (overnight stay)
  • San Diego Imaging Center
  • Euclid Endoscopy Center
  • Digestive Disease Pathology
  • Local and Central IRB

Patient Demographic:

  • Adult Male 50% (all ages)
  • Adult Female 50% (all ages)


  • All races (Caucasian, African/American, Hispanic, Asian, mix)


  • English
  • Spanish

Our Locations:

San Diego:
292 Euclid Ave, Suite 115
San Diego, CA 92114
P. 619-501-0371
F. 619-501-0390

Chula Vista:
1040 Tierra Del Rey, Suite 107
Chula Vista, CA 91910
P. 619-501-0371
F. 619-501-0390


Taddese Desta, MD - Gastroenterology

Carlton Thomas, MD - Gastroenterology

Cynthia Schaeffer, MD - Gastroenterology

Ivan Cubas, MD - Gastroenterology

Martin Kabongo, MD - Internal Medicine


To place a study with our Site or to participate in one of our going studies, please contact:

Hakim Mohamed, DBA, MBA
P. 619-861-5314
F. 619-479-6726

Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss clinical trials, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.