|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 585-6320||University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
50 N Medical Dr , Level A
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Christof Westenfelder, MD, FACP, is tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, and Chief, Section of Nephrology at the George E. Wahlen VA Health Sciences Center. As Nephrologist, his clinical interests include General Nephrology, Acute Care Nephrology, and he is conducting a specialized clinic for patients with Kidney Stone Disease at the University Hospital.
Westenfelder received his MD from the University of Kiel-Lübeck, Germany. He received his training in Medicine in Germany (Berlin) and in Medicine and Nephrology from the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. In the past, Westenfelder served as Chief of the Dialysis Units at the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, and the West Side VA Hospital in Chicago, IL. He is a member of the American and International Societies of Nephrology, is a Fellow the American College of Physicians, a member of the Artificial Organ Institute, University of Utah, and numerous other scientific and medical associations.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Internal Medicine - Professor
|Board Certification||American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
UofU Patient July 17, 2015
First, I appreciated the time spent with me, never feeling rushed, and treated with a high degree of professionalism and patience. I learned a lot, reconfirmed some assumptions, and received calming, intelligent answers to my questions and nervous qualms.UofU Patient April 02, 2015
Dr Cristofferson was excellent, I felt as if I had gotten one of the best, confident, considerate, professional. funny, and comforting.UofU Patient July 03, 2014
Just an overall positive experience. I was very impressed with the staff and especially the Doctor.UofU Patient February 04, 2014
Dr. Westenfelder is an excellent provider, he explains everything to me and is always worried about my over all health. I feel very confident with his care and trust him completely.UofU Patient July 03, 2013
I know how busy Dr. Westenfelder is,but he never makes me feel rushed. He always listens to me and takes time to make sure I understand what is going on