Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

38 Patient Ratings
1 Patient Comments

Robert C. Pendleton, M.D., B.Sc.(Hons), FACP

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Bio

Robert C. Pendleton MD FACP is Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical) at the University of Utah. After completing his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine in 1997 and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah in 2000 he began his career as a full-time Hospitalist as one of the University of Utah Hospitalist co-founders. As a hospitalist, his clinical interests include caring for acutely ill hospitalized adult patients. In addition to serving as a co-Director of the Hospitalist group, he has recently been appointed as the Chief Medical Quality Officer (CMQO) of University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. His new role as CMQO will be to develop a physician directed quality improvement and patient safety program that builds on his experiences in clinical care, program development, and patient safety.

As a Hospitalist he has helped direct the growth of a clinically active inpatient and consultative program with a strong emphasis on quality of care, medication safety, palliative care, and health outcomes. Additionally the University of Utah Hospitalist program is dedicated to excellence in bedside and didactic teaching, delivery of innovative regional educational initiatives, advancement of knowledge through an integrated clinical research program, and the provision for career development and mentoring.

In addition to being a Hospitalist, his other academic pursuits have include improving patient safety and outcomes through the optimal use of anti-thrombotic therapies, development of newer anticoagulation agents, and the prevention, diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism. As the former Medical Director of the University Healthcare Thrombosis Service, a large multidisciplinary service, he has been committed to advancing patient care through innovative management approaches, providing novel local and regional CE education, and advancing knowledge through participation in clinical and translational research.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions General Internal Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Patient Ratings

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.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
4.6
My confidence in care provider
4.7
Time care provider spent with me
4.6
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.7
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.8
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.7
Wait time at clinic
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.8

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

October 14, 2013

The Thrombosis team was excellent. I was made aware of my treatment options and my questions were answered.

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions General Internal Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-7822 School of Medicine
General Internal Medicine
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Robert C. Pendleton MD FACP is Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical) at the University of Utah. After completing his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine in 1997 and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah in 2000 he began his career as a full-time Hospitalist as one of the University of Utah Hospitalist co-founders. As a hospitalist, his clinical interests include caring for acutely ill hospitalized adult patients. In addition to serving as a co-Director of the Hospitalist group, he has recently been appointed as the Chief Medical Quality Officer (CMQO) of University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. His new role as CMQO will be to develop a physician directed quality improvement and patient safety program that builds on his experiences in clinical care, program development, and patient safety.

In addition to being a Hospitalist, his other academic pursuits have include improving patient safety and outcomes through the optimal use of anti-thrombotic therapies, development of newer anticoagulation agents, and the prevention, diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism. As the former Medical Director of the University Healthcare Thrombosis Service, a large multidisciplinary service, he has been committed to advancing patient care through innovative management approaches, providing novel local and regional CE education, and advancing knowledge through participation in clinical and translational research. He has co-authored over 50 publications and is currently serving as a co-principal investigator on 3 clinical trials evaluating the utility of genotype guided warfarin dosing. In his new role as CMQO, his research interests are shifting towards patient safety and quality/process improvement. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, Society of Hospital Medicine, and the North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF). He is the current Governor-Elect for the American College of Physicians- Utah Chapter and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for NATF.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical Baylor College of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Utah State University
Biology
B.Sc.(Hons)

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