Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

85 Patient Ratings
95 Patient Comments

Kristine E. Kokeny, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

85 Patient Ratings
95 Patient Comments

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-6355
Farmington Health Center
165 N. University Ave.
Farmington, UT 84025
Map
(801) 581-2396
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Radiation Oncology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map
(801) 213-4320
South Jordan Health Center
5126 West Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009
Map

Specialties

Bio

Kristine Kokeny, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute. She is a member of the multidisciplinary teams caring for breast and lung cancer patients.

Her clinical specialties include radiation therapy for breast, lung, and genitourinary malignancies. She is interested in translational research and clinical trials in these areas, including evaluating new therapies that may improve treatment outcome and survival.

Dr. Kokeny received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, followed by a residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center; she was chief resident from 1994 to 1995. She is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Radiation Oncology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Radiology (Radiology)

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
4.9
My confidence in care provider
4.9
Time care provider spent with me
4.9
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.9
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.9
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.9
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.6
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9

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.

September 12, 2016

I have referred 2 friends to date and will more as needed.

September 09, 2016

good

August 22, 2016

I met with Dr. Brian Ager (medical resident) first. WOW - He was very pleasant, understanding, caring and knowledgeable. He spoke about the radiation treatment with enthusiasm and openness that made me feel very comfortable. I spoke with Dr. Kokeny and Dr. Ager together. Dr. Kokeny described what would happen next in my treatment in great detail. I had a few questions. I felt very comfortable afterwards knowing what to expect and who would be there. I feel very fortunate to have such a smart, kind and caring doctor.

August 17, 2016

Dr. Kokeny is the BEST!

August 11, 2016

So grateful that Dr Kokeny caught something on my current medication list that meant moving upcoming surgery out by 3 weeks. If she hadn't noticed, I would have arrived at the hospital on surgery day and been turned away.

August 08, 2016

I was concerned about issues other than my breast cancer, and Dr. Kokeny took the time to discuss them with me. She also gave good input on my future visits with other doctors.

August 06, 2016

I've never had a doctor that was more caring and understanding. Dr. Kokeny is always a pleasure to meet and talk with, and always leaves me feeling good.

July 25, 2016

Dr. Kokeny is compassionate and was focused on what my concerns were and response appropriate giving me logical feedback!

May 30, 2016

Dr. Kokeny is an outstandig caring, compassionate, and very patient Doctor, who will take all the time necessary to answer all of your questions.

April 18, 2016

Love Dr. Kokeny and Lacy too.

March 31, 2016

Dr Kokeny is an excellent doctor she is always very good at explaining everything to me. She is very knowledgeable able all of my health concerns and can explain even when they are not under her treatment. She remembers all my treatments

March 30, 2016

I was delighted to meet Dr. Kokeny. She was kind, easy to talk to, and spent more time than I expected with me and my husband.

February 22, 2016

Both Dr. Kokeny and Dr. Hanna were fantastic! They were friendly and explained everything very well. They answered all of my questions and I am glad they are part of my treatment team.

February 08, 2016

I have all the trust in the world in Dr. Kokeny!

January 26, 2016

My Dr. has always been very compassionate during the 5 years she has been treating me. I have the utmost respect for her. She is always very thorough..

January 16, 2016

Very talented nurse and physicians. Provided the 2nd option I was seeking.

October 31, 2015

Everything was excellent about my visit

October 26, 2015

Dr. Kokeny is personable, cites the research, spends time with me and is available via e-mail to answer questions about myself and also about family members. I am very critical and I love Dr. Kokeny

October 23, 2015

I spent a good amount of time asking questions with Dr. Kokeny and she was interested in my questions and answered them all. She and I discussed future treatment and the progress the medical field is making with breast cancer in women. I could not feel any more confident than I do right now. I have always recommended Dr. Rosenthal and Dr. Kokeny and the Huntsman Clinic.

October 19, 2015

I love being cared for by Dr. Kokeny. She has been wonderful from day 1 of this experience.

October 12, 2015

Dr. Kokeny is exceptionally outstanding. She provides expertise combined with compassion. It is apparent that the patient is more than just a patient. She is respectful and caring. Most of all we appreciate her medical expertise. She was very well prepared for the visit and explained recent tests. We trust her.

October 11, 2015

I feel very lucky to have Dr Kokeny as my radiation oncologist.

September 16, 2015

I recommend the Huntsman all the time !

August 14, 2015

Dr. Kokeny is the best.

June 15, 2015

I'm always glad to see Kristine Kokeny.

May 28, 2015

Dr. Kokney is the very best Dr. there is!

April 02, 2015

I love the personal and caring attention I always receive from my doctor.

March 16, 2015

Dr Kokeny was very thorough with the procedure and the way things would go when I start my radiation treatments. She was attentive and did not make me feel hurried in any way. I feel very confident of the treatment I will receive under her care.

March 09, 2015

Always an excellent experience - listens to what I say, doesn't ever rush, and so very kind and professional

March 09, 2015

Dr. Kokeny is wonderful. I have known her for a long time and knew that she would take great care of me.

March 08, 2015

Nothing but the best of care

March 04, 2015

Dr. Kokeny even remembered things about my previous visit that I had forgotten about.

February 21, 2015

dr. kokeny is fantastic.

February 13, 2015

Dr. Kokeny was exceptionally helpful and gave me a feeling of security about undertaking this step in my treatment. She addressed my concerns about my health afterward.

February 03, 2015

Dr. Kristine Kokeny is the best. she is a very good listener and a great doctor and best of all a wonderful person

January 26, 2015

Everyone was excellent!!! All my questions were answered clearly and thoroughly.

January 04, 2015

Dr. Kokeny is a star! Lovely, caring and informed professional. So delighted to have her on my team.

December 16, 2014

Dr. Kokeny answered all my questions and I never felt rushed. I asked about a test result that wasn't in my file and she located the results and called me back later that day. She is a great doctor.

December 14, 2014

no problems

November 24, 2014

I LOVE Dr. Kokeny MD she is a WONDERFUL CARING person. She has and is my favorite Dr. she listens and has such great kindness! THANK YOU!!!

November 13, 2014

Dr. Kokeny is the best!

November 10, 2014

My doctor always spends the time I need to talk about my condition and never tries to rush me out. She is so fantastic!

October 18, 2014

Dr. Kokeny was very patient with all my questions and spent a good amount of time with me. She even gave me a few minutes with my husband to talk before she came back in the examination room. Very respectful!

October 12, 2014

Dr. Kokenny is always wonderful, caring, and has a plan of action for me.

September 30, 2014

Dr. Kokeny is wonderful!

September 29, 2014

Dr. Kokeny is visibly concerned and eager to listen and answer my questions.

September 27, 2014

The doctor was wonderful at explaining what I would go through with radiation and her follow up with me is greatly appreciated.

September 13, 2014

Bright, capable, detailed.

September 12, 2014

all good

September 12, 2014

My Doctor is always very thorough and responds to all of my concerns with great compassion. I feeel like she is very dedicated to ensuring my health is her priority...

September 07, 2014

Dr. Kokeny is wonderful. SO very caring and kind. I am so lucky with her and others there. She is the best.

September 01, 2014

I appreciated Dr. Kokeny taking the time to talk about my biopsy results and report and also my back pain which has been bothering me.

August 04, 2014

Dr. Kokeny is the best. She is very professional, competent and thorough, yet I feel we have also become friends over the seven years she has been caring for me.

July 22, 2014

Thank you so much for helping get my treatment on track. Very upset about the misinformation, but I guess we have to get it taken care of.

June 26, 2014

Dr. Kokenny has the Most Caring way about her. Few people have that wonderful quality. Reassuring, interested and informative.

May 25, 2014

I have lots of Drs, Dr. Christine Kokeny is the very best! She is so very very good!

May 24, 2014

Staff are always nice, and Dr. Kokeny and I are comfortable with each other. I missed seeing her nurse, Tony on this visit. He is extra special as a part of my care.

May 11, 2014

You are a wonderful provider.

March 10, 2014

I truly appreciate the care and concern I have received in this office.

February 09, 2014

Dr. Kokenny has the most caring way about her! Gives a sense that you are the most important case she has and that she personally understands your situation and wants to help.

January 27, 2014

dr.kokeny is a great doctor.

January 15, 2014

very good

December 11, 2013

Dr. Kokenny is superior in every way!!

November 25, 2013

she is the best Dr. I have and I have several!

October 22, 2013

I love Dr. Kokeny. She is friendly, professional and took the time to answer my personal e-mail re: whether a 3D mammogram was needed.

October 02, 2013

Dr. Kokeny and T. Nelson RN. provided everything needed.

September 20, 2013

Dr.Kokeney is the best.

July 08, 2013

I believe I was treated very kindly by everyone in the clinic. I thought the medical providers were very thorough. I was examined and options for treatment were explained and repeated and all questions were answered. There was laughter during periods as we became more comfortable with each other.

June 17, 2013

Dr. Kokeny has an amazingly caring way about her. She is totally focused on me and what is best for me! Have received this caring attention every time I have seen her.

May 13, 2013

it was a very good experience

May 08, 2013

Wonderful

April 01, 2013

no decisions made just gave me information so I could make one.

March 27, 2013

I would Highly recommend her to all who ask.

February 04, 2013

All very good.

January 14, 2013

Dr. Kokeny noticed my irritated eyelids and recommended a dermatologist for me. She was very observant and kind - I was there for an oncology visit, not an eye exam. She's awesome.

January 01, 2013

Dr. Kokeny was great. She explained a lot questions we had and helped us understand much more about what was happening with me and what to expect.

November 12, 2012

Both Dr. Kokeny and Dr. Page were very thorough and supportive.

November 05, 2012

Dr. Kokeny is the best!!

July 18, 2012

Dr. Kookeny does an excellent job.

July 02, 2012

Even though Dr. Kokeny was running behind, I was impressed how she did not seem too hurried with my appointment and took time to answer my questions and exam me carefully.

June 11, 2012

Dr. Kokeny is an angel who saved my life.

May 11, 2012

I have highly recommmend Huntsman Center to a friend who just found out she has cancer. I hope she sees you. I believe that she will get the best care there then any other hospital in Utah.

May 04, 2012

Dr Kokeny is the greatest!

April 20, 2012

Dr. Kokeny is professional, competent, caring and skilled. I could not ask for better.

February 01, 2012

Not just "very good"....EXCELLENT !!!!

December 16, 2011

Everything was great.

December 09, 2011

After hearing my concerns, I was recommended a test which was promptly administered.

November 18, 2011

From my experience, Dr. Kokeny is excellent at what she does.

November 04, 2011

Dr. Kokeny is very thorough and informative. Really appreciate her concern for me.

October 21, 2011

Dr. Kokeny is an amazing health care provider. When I had trouble connecting with my regular oncologist, Dr. Kokeny graciously accepted the role of performing my follow up care. Her professionalism is exemplery, but she also is warm and caring. That combiniation can be rare, in my experience.

September 09, 2011

Dr. Kokenny is an excellent provider. She is efficient yet thorough. She has always been very friendly and easy to talk to while at the same time being an expert in her field of practice.

September 02, 2011

I am extremely satisfied with Dr. Kokeny. She exam carefully to make sure everything is okay. She makes sure I have proper follow up or any appointment that need to be scheduled and very sincere about my well being and feel comfortable to give her a call if I concerns anything between next appointment. She is a great radiation oncologist!!

September 02, 2011

Dr. Kokeny is wonderful and has taken very good care of me!

August 26, 2011

Always outstanding care from Dr. Kokeny

July 14, 2011

Always cheerful, kind and attentive

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Radiation Oncology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Radiology (Radiology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2396 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Radiation Oncology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Kristine Kokeny, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute. She is a member of the multidisciplinary teams caring for breast and lung cancer patients.

Her clinical specialties include radiation therapy for breast, lung, and genitourinary malignancies. She is interested in translational research and clinical trials in these areas, evaluating new therapies that may improve treatment outcome and survival.

Kokeny received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, followed by a residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center; she was chief resident from 1994 to 1995. She is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Chief Resident University of Michigan
Radiation Oncology
Chief Resident
Residency University of Michigan
Radiation Oncology
Resident
Internship St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Transitional Internship
Professional Medical University of Michigan
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Michigan
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Anker CJ, Hymas RV, Ahluwalia R, Kokeny KE, Avizonis V, Boucher KM, Neumayer LA, Agarwal JP (2015). The Effect of Radiation on Complication Rates and Patient Satisfaction in Breast Reconstruction using Temporary Tissue Expanders and Permanent Implants. Breast J.
  2. Tward JD, Kokeny KE, Shrieve DC (2013). Radiation therapy for clinically node-positive prostate adenocarcinoma is correlated with improved overall and prostate cancer-specific survival. Pract Radiat Oncol, 3(3), 234-40.
  3. Shailesh Agarwal, Lisa Pappas, Leigh Neumayer, Kristine Kokeny, Jayant Agarwal (spring 2013). Effects of Breast Conservation Therapy (BCT) vs. Mastectomy on Disease Specific Survival for Early Stage Breast Cancer. JAMA.
  4. Tward J, Kokeny K, Shrieve D (06/25/2013). Radiation Therapy for Clinically NOde-Positive Prostate Adenocarcinoma is Correlated with Improved Overall and PRostate Cancer Specific Survival. Pract Radiat Oncol.
  5. Wang B, Rassiah-Szegedi P, Zhao H, Hunag YJ, Sarkar V, Kokeny KE, Anker CJ, Shrieve DC, Salter BJ (09/01/2012). Initial experience and clinical comparision of two image guidance methods for SBRT treatment 4DCT versus respiratory-triggered imaging. J Appl Clin Med Phys.
  6. Wang B, Rassiah-Szegedi P, Zhao H, Huang YJ, Sarkar V, Szegedi M, Kokeny KE, Anker CJ, Shrieve DC, Salter BJ (2011). Initial experience and clinical comparison of two image guidance methods for SBRT treatment: 4DCT versus respiratory-triggered imaging. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 12(3), 3429.
  7. Ethier SP, Kokeny KE, Ridings JW, Dilts CA (1996). erbB family receptor expression and growth regulation in a newly isolated human breast cancer cell line. Cancer Res, 56(4), 899-907.
  8. Ram TG, Kokeny KE, Dilts CA, Ethier SP (1995). Mitogenic activity of neu differentiation factor/heregulin mimics that of epidermal growth factor and insulin-like growth factor-I in human mammary epithelial cells. J Cell Physiol, 163(3), 589-96.
  9. Burt LM, Poppe MM, Kokeny KE, Gaffney DK, Shrieve DC, Tward JD (In Press). Comparison of Treatment Modalities for Breast Cancer Arising in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivors. J Radiat Oncol.
  10. Frandsen J, Cannon G, Kokeny KE, Gaffney DK, Matsen C, Wright M, Poppe MM (In Press). Is radiation indicated for young women with early stage, node-negative breast cancer after mastectomy? A multi-institution, retrospective review. Breast J.
  11. Frandsen J, Cannon G, Kokeny KE, Gaffney DK, Wright M, Pena K, Poppe MM (In Press). Post-mastectomy radiotherapy for T3N0 breast cancers: a retrospective, multi-institution review. The Breast Journal.

Book

  1. Kokeny, KE (1993). Larynx Cancer Patient Information Manual. Southfield, MI: Providence Hospital Cancer Center.

Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

  1. Kokeny KE (2014). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Individualized Patient Care - Breast Cancer: Adjuvant Systemic Therapy [Web]. NCCN. Available: http://education.nccn.org/tumorboards.

Clinical Trials

Video & News