Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

67 Patient Ratings
30 Patient Comments

Josephine D. Abraham, M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-6709 University Hospital
Transplant Center
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Josephine Abraham MD, MPH is a nephrologist at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In 1981, she began her undergraduate and medical training at the University of Madras, India which she completed in 1987. After training briefly in the United Kingdom and completing a Masters in Public Health at the University of Utah, she went on to finish her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2004. She continued at the University of Utah to complete a Nephrology Fellowship in 2006. Upon completion of her fellowship, she practiced nephrology for five years before returning to the University of Utah in 2011.

She currently is the assistant program director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr Abraham is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Her clinical interests include various aspects of kidney disease particularly glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, secondary hypertension and renal transplantation.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Instructor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician 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 doctor
4.8
My confidence in doctor
4.8
Time doctor spent with me
4.8
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.9
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.8
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.8
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.6
Doctor'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.

March 01, 2014

Dr. Abraham was wonderful! Such a kind person. I felt she was very knowledgeable and understood my health concerns. I have complete confidence in her. I will follow her instructions to try and get my blood pressure into the range she talked about. She also told me to call her if I have any further questions.

January 20, 2014

Yes, I always enjoy coming to this hospital because of the way I am treated here.

October 14, 2013

The Doctors were very nice and I feel bad that "SOME" of the Doctors DON'T Listen like these Doctors do.

September 24, 2013

Love Dr. Abraham. She is very personable and I feel like she genuinely wants the best for me and it shows in her mannerisms. I feel I have a voice in the care I receive.

September 11, 2013

we have told multiple people about our experience with the university and the staff -- all positive.

September 09, 2013

Process was slow but I would rather have doctors who take the necessary time with all patients than one who meets everyone right on schedule. If they are on schedule they are only concerned with the time and not the actual care.

September 03, 2013

Dr. Jo Abraham is one of the finest, most pleasant, highly skilled, and enjoyable nephrologists in the Intermountain Region!!

September 02, 2013

Concerned about my well-being, and very kind.

August 13, 2013

Dr. Abraham is one of the finest doctors I have ever dealt with. She is thorough in her examinations and is very careful to explain all aspects of the exam and reading of lab results. She is a great asset to your organization.

June 11, 2013

Would recommend!

June 04, 2013

Dr. Abraham is a great doctor!!!

May 28, 2013

Dr Abraham take time and explains things and cares about my health she is a excellent Dr

May 20, 2013

good

May 14, 2013

Excellent

April 15, 2013

I feel I get state-of-the-art care in this clinic.

March 13, 2013

I was a patient in this clinic 3 years ago but because it had been so long I was concider a new patient. I found Dr.Abraham to be very easy to talk with and she did an outstanding job of expalining everything to me. I have all the confidence in the world with her.

March 12, 2013

The Dr. Is very helpful she is shows concern regarding my health issues. She spends Quality time explaining what is going on with my kidneys, and health issues.

January 30, 2013

Dr. Abraham is fabulous! Smart, thorough, and good sense of humor.

January 29, 2013

Dr. Abraham is such a caring and wonderful Doctor.

December 10, 2012

Dr Abraham is fantastic! She's smart, nice, and helpful.

December 03, 2012

Dr was rushed because he was behind schedule

October 14, 2012

Wonderful experience! We loved Dr. Abraham.

October 10, 2012

I am glad to have Dr. Abraham. She is extremely competent and friendly.

October 02, 2012

Dr. Abraham is a national treasure. She was so professional and informed. Wow, I just can't say all the great qualities she has.

October 02, 2012

I had previously reccommended the Doctor to my daughter.

September 24, 2012

Dr. Abraham is the most amazing doctor!!!

September 20, 2012

Very knowledgeable.

July 17, 2012

This was my first visit to Dr. Abraham, and I was very pleased. She was easy to talk to, thorough, knowledgeable, and completely pleasant.

May 09, 2012

This part of the visit is always the best. Time is spent going over meds, everything is explained and written down. A nice experience.

April 04, 2012

I was treated with respect and care

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Instructor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-7649 Ezekiel R & Edna Dumke Building
Nephrology
85 N Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Josephine Abraham MD, MPH is Lecturer, at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In 1981, she began her undergraduate and medical training at the University of Madras, India which she completed in 1987. After training briefly in the United Kingdom and completing a Masters in Public Health at the University of Utah, she went on to finish her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2004. She continued at the University of Utah to complete a Nephrology Fellowship in 2006. Upon completion of her fellowship, she practiced nephrology for five years before returning to the University of Utah in 2011.

She currently is the assistant program director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine and is actively involved in teaching the residents and fellows. .Dr Abraham is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Her clinical interests include various aspects of kidney disease particularly glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, secondary hypertension and renal transplantation. She is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and is involved in clinical research studies in dialysis

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Nephrology
Fellow
Residency University of Utah
Internal Medicine
Resident
Graduate Training University of Utah
M.P.H.
Residency James Paget Hospital
Pediatrics
Senior House Officer
Clerkship Norwich & Norfolk Hospitals
Pediatrics
Clinical Clerkship
Residency Thanjavur Medical College
Internal medicine
Senior House Officer
Residency Thanjavur Medical College
Internal Medicine, General surgery and Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical University of Madras
Medicine
M.B.B.S.

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