Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

33 Patient Ratings
39 Patient Comments

Katarina L. Waters, D.N.P., M.S.N., FNP-C, APRN

Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

33 Patient Ratings
39 Patient Comments



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Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2267
School of Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 581-2334
University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132


Katarina Waters, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), is a provider for the Outpatient Spinal Cord Injury Clinic at the University of Utah Medical Center. She has worked in the field of rehabilitation since 2000, and provides rehabilitative care, primary care, and urgent care services to the spinal cord injury (SCI) population. Her specialties include comprehensive wound care management, bladder and bowel care management, spasticity and chronic pain management, erectile dysfunction, SCI fertility issues, as well as patient and family education.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Advanced Practice Clinician
Board Certification American Nurses Credentialing Center

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

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.

January 30, 2017

Katarina is always caring and thorough. She is a pleasure to meet with.

November 16, 2016


November 06, 2016

I'm always treated with concern and Dr. Waters always takes her time and makes me feel cared about. she always asks about my life and the program's the rehab program offers. Dr. Waters is wonderful!!!!

August 29, 2016

Katya is awesome... always!

July 14, 2016

Katia fit me into to her already booked schedule because I was not doing well. I feel extremely fortunate to have her as one of my care providers.

June 24, 2016

I was not feeling well and they stayed with me until I was feeling better. They also gave me fluids.

May 27, 2016

I could not be more hapy with Dr. Rosenbluth and Katarina Waters as my care providers. They always make me feel an important part of the discussion in my own treatment and care. I feel very fortunate to be one of their patients.

April 03, 2016

I feel very fortunate to have Katia as my care provider. She went way out of her way this visit to help me work through some of my problems.

August 28, 2015

Katarina Waters always makes me feel like I am her most important patient.

August 21, 2015

Katarina is always fantastic, and she's a terrific provider.

August 04, 2015

They were busy, but addressed my cares and concerns.

April 09, 2015

I always appreciate the concern and care that is demonstrated.

April 05, 2015

Dr. Waters has always been very good to me, and I have great confidence in her ability to take care of me.

December 19, 2014

A blessing 2b treated by such a compassionate team ...

September 20, 2014

Nurse Waters is always helpful. Please keep her on FOREVER!

September 19, 2014

Katia is always very personal, and answers all my questions. She won't leave the room until all my questions are answered. Katia is world class.

July 24, 2014

Katarina always takes her time with you. Never feel rushed. She explains everything and always asks questions.

May 25, 2014

Dr. Waters always spends quality time talking and being concerned about my problems

April 21, 2014

Katarina is always fantastic whenn I see her. She has genuine concern, and spends as much time as needed with me everytime I see her.

March 04, 2014

Love the doctor, nurse practitioner & staff! I really wish that we could better treat my spasticity. I often feel like we're throwing darts?

February 22, 2014

Dr. Waters always takes the time and spends as much time as needed even when she is swamped she never cuts me short and always listens to my problems. This clinic has always been that way and always been concerned of my progress and helped.

December 26, 2013

Dr waters is very professional and knowledgeable she spends so much time explaining and helping me understand the problems I'm having. Dr waters makes sure I understand the adverts to questions which i may have.

November 26, 2013

Katya Waters is a competent, caring professional who makes me feel like much more than just a patient but also her friend. She's the best.

November 13, 2013

Katia is amazing. She is not afraid to spend the time with u when she is seeing you. Sheet is very thorough, and mad sure all abd any concerns were address and answered before I left.

November 09, 2013

dr waters was so thoughtful, kind and genuinely invested in helping me!! my wife and I love her

November 04, 2013

I love Katarina Waters. She is so friendly and shows great interest in your care. She answers all questions and makes sure referrals, lab tests, and issuing prescriptions are done in a timely manner.

September 28, 2013

My Care Provider is polite, friendly, cheerful, kind and concerned.

September 27, 2013


July 16, 2013

Love Katarina Waters. She is always very thorough and makes sure that all necessary changes in medications are met. She always makes sure that I get the necessary testing and will make referrals to other doctors if warranted.

June 14, 2013

I am blessed 2b seeing a caring team ...

May 31, 2013

I always feel like I'm in good hands.

May 28, 2013

Katarina is a very thoughful, and concerned in my well being.

March 10, 2013

This was one of my best experiences with any Dr

February 26, 2013

Katya is not only an amazing care provider, but I feel like she's become a friend. (she keeps everything professional). I feel that she truly cares about helping my wellness along and spends as much time as necessary to answer my questions, etc

February 15, 2013

being willing to recommend a doctor from the U is saying ALOT.

February 09, 2013

Katia Waters has always been highly professional and patient and very approachable.

December 21, 2012

all around, excellent staff and service of care.

September 15, 2012

i had good experiences most of the time

January 31, 2012

Katia continues to amaze me of what a great care provider that she is. She makes my life better.

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Spinal Cord Male Fertility

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Advanced Practice Clinician
Board Certification American Nurses Credentialing Center

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2334 School of Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Katarina Waters received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Utah, College of Nursing, in 1994. She graduated from Westminster College of Nursing in 2000 with a Master of Science degree. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at the University of Utah, College of Nursing in 2011. Katarina specializes in spinal cord injury medicine. She completed a needs assessment for spinal cord injured males as part of her interest in fertility for this population, and has been instrumental in beginning the SCI Fertility Program at the University of Utah.


Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Graduate Training Westminster College
Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing
Undergraduate University of Utah- Bachelorate of Nursing


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