Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

110 Patient Ratings
65 Patient Comments

Cori A. Agarwal, M.D.

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 587-4830 Madsen Health Center
555 Foothill Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map
(801) 587-4830 University Hospital
Plastic Surgery, Clinic 5
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Cori Agarwal, M.D., is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. She has a special interest in facial cosmetic surgery including facelifts and rhinoplasty and spent an additional year training with one of the pioneers of facial cosmetic surgery, Dr. Jack Owsley. She enjoys all aspects of cosmetic surgery including breast and body contouring, particularly as part of a "mommy makeover" or after weight loss. Additionally, Dr. Agarwal performs reconstructive surgery on a broad range of traumatic and cancer deformities. She has a special interest in FTM chest wall reconstruction for transgender patients. Dr. Agarwal lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, Jay, and their two young children. She enjoys running and hiking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and spending time with her family. Dr. Agarwal is currently welcoming new patients, and accepts most insurance plans.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Plastic Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Plastic Surgery

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
4.8
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
4.8
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.5
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.

June 28, 2014

I have recommended Dr Agarwal.

June 21, 2014

Awesome experience!

June 16, 2014

Hands down, the best doctor I've ever had. Thank you!!

June 13, 2014

Dr. Agarwal is always so kind, comforting, and informative at my appointments. She is a wonderful doctor! Not only does she have amazing skills, but you can always tell she cares about you as an individual.

June 11, 2014

Dr. Agarwal was very informative, kind, and considerate. She gave me options and her opinion of each. She is an excellent provider and surgeon.

June 05, 2014

Dr. Agarwall was very nice and gave me some honest feedback on my concerns. I really appreciated her professionalism and approach to her patients.

May 28, 2014

The entire experience, from diagnosis to surgery, was great. Delightful, knowledgeable people, from the office staff to Dr. Agarwal and her team. Thank you!

May 25, 2014

all good

May 25, 2014

Dr. Agarwal has amazing bedside manner! She does great explaining everything. She made me feel very comfortable with my surgery pre and post op. I am extremely happy with my decision of having her perform the procedure and I will be recommending her to all my friends who are looking for a surgeon.

May 08, 2014

I couldn't have asked for a better experience. I appreciate every aspect of the care provided by Dr. Cori Agarwal.

April 24, 2014

Dr Agarwal is a saint! Her confidence and gift has forever changed my life and I could never express my gratitude enough!!

April 07, 2014

Dr. Cori Agarwal is new for me, but she is the first doctor to fully explain the reason for my presenting problem in language that I could understand. She was also amazing in her willingness to tell me how the procedure would go - I was absolutely delighted and I am now moving forward with the procedure. Thank you.

March 31, 2014

Dr. Agarwal was friendly, knowledgeable and made sure my input was considered

February 27, 2014

Cori and her assistant was exceptional. I feel very comfortable with her knowledge, diagnosis and plan to follow through.

February 11, 2014

I have already recommended Dr. Agarwal!

February 07, 2014

The doctor has been extremly helpful in educating us about care at home and what is to be expected during the process.

January 31, 2014

outstanding experience, I would gladly recommend others. Dr Agarwal was recommended by a colleague

January 06, 2014

I am so very please with Dr. Agarwal that I have already spread the word about her amazing surgery skills and her professionalism. thank you so very much for saving my life. I am forever greatful. Please keep up the amazing work that you do.You are a great surgeon.

December 19, 2013

Dr. Agarwal was very personable.

December 15, 2013

Responses of all "very good" might not seem realistic, but I have been very pleased with the care I have received.

December 09, 2013

good experience

December 05, 2013

Dr. Agarwal is excellent. She remembers my issues from each previous visit and discusses them with me. She makes suggestions about how to proceed, always getting my input about my ussies.

November 29, 2013

Already have recommend her EXCELLENT!!!

November 18, 2013

Dr Agarwal has always been professional and talk to me on my level so that I understood everything in full details. Dr. Agarwal always showed concern and was sensitive to me needs and worries. She is FABULOUS:)

November 16, 2013

Dr. Agarwall is incredibly talented, ethical, and personable. I would consider her opinion extremely valuable. Not only is she a gifted doctor, I trust her professional artistic opinion. She didn't even cause bruising and takes a thorough amount of time while distracting me with personal questions to deflect from the pain.

November 11, 2013

Excellent bed site manners .. adore and respect Dr. Agarwal

October 10, 2013

Excellent experience!

August 14, 2013

Dr. Agarwall is fantastic!

August 14, 2013

#9 - Confidence is very good +++. The care provider and her assistants have all been excellent.

August 07, 2013

I have only good things to say about Dr. Agarwal. She is a wonderful physician and a very compassionate person. She understood what I was going through and treated me with full respect at all times. I felt very comfortable the whole time. I am also recommending her to other people, without any reservations.

July 08, 2013

appreciated how dr. A included the person with me in the conversation, and gave me time to digest the info

July 05, 2013

I felt the Doctor tried very hard to answer any and all of my concerns.

July 02, 2013

This is an excellent care provider and I had a very positive visit. I am confident that she will do an excellent job on the surgical procedure that I have scheduled.

June 22, 2013

My doctor is awesome i could not ask for a better one handling my care

May 29, 2013

Dr.A made me feel very comfortable, answering all the questions I had as well as making sure I had all the right phone numbers incase I had any question or concerns after surgery!

May 24, 2013

I would have like to have my post procedure instruction printed out and handed to me. I get this at some of the other University clinics and find it very helpful.

May 21, 2013

If I could give Dr. Agarwal a higher mark, I would.

May 15, 2013

Dr Agarwal is very helpful and made me feel very at ease with the whole process. She answered all my questions and provided me with all the information I needed. i would highly recommend her.

May 15, 2013

Dr. Agarwal is amazing, she was knowledgeable, but approachable, a real human. So nice and caring and her secretary was so very helpful!

May 11, 2013

I have recommended Dr. Agarwall to friends and family

May 06, 2013

I had a wonderful experience overall.

May 01, 2013

Communication was the only bad part of this whole surgery, Many times I would have to wait weeks to be able to get in touch with the Dr. Much of the time.

April 29, 2013

excellent experience, felt so comfortable from A to Z

April 09, 2013

My doctor was excellent in all phases of my experience.

March 18, 2013

I will definable recommend!

March 13, 2013

Love Dr argawal I felt very comfortable with her and am confident in her ability

March 05, 2013

All Staff care very much

February 12, 2013

Dr. Agartala is just the best. She was ready for me the moment I got in the room! And that was early. She answers every question.

February 04, 2013

Dr. Agarwal is an amazing Dr. who cares about her patients. I was comfortable talking to her and she gave honest feedback and was very supportive.

January 31, 2013

The doctor addressed all my questions and seemed to think of common questions I might have.

January 11, 2013

I have already recommended Dr. Agarwal and the rest of the staff to a friend that needs a similar procedure.

December 17, 2012

Made me feel comfortable.

December 04, 2012

The doctor answered my question and took time to explain things to me. I appreciated her patience.

November 20, 2012

Dr. Agarwal is a wonderful doctor. She is a talented surgeon and has an excellent bedside manner. She is thorough, kind and is very easy to communicate with in the clinic setting.

October 27, 2012

Kind Surgeon and made me feel at ease.

July 09, 2012

Great experience - she addressed all my questions and concerns.

May 18, 2012

I received a information package prior to my surgery with all the information I needed to know beofre and after that was very very helpful. Dr. Agarwal set just the right expectations and explained any question I ever had and never left me guessing or left any question unanswered.

May 15, 2012

I adore Cori Agarwal! Great provider. Her office staff (Hailey and Tracy) are wonderful as well.

April 28, 2012

Very positive experience.

April 17, 2012

Dr. Agarwal is very friendly and considerate. She is very competent.

April 14, 2012

Dr. Cori Agarwal is an amazing provider. I wish more surgeons had her skill and bedside manner.

April 10, 2012

Dr. Agarwal (and her staff) have been wonderful to work with! From our first meeting, she was easy to discuss medical issues with, informative and up-front about options available, and gave clear post-procedure instructions. I couldn't be happier with the experience or the results. Thanks goes to her and her whole team.

March 13, 2012

Dr. Agarwal is an excellent provider. The best patient care experience I have had at this institution.

March 09, 2012

Dr Agarwall has been very easy to be a patient for. I feel as if my healing is her priority everytime I see her.

January 31, 2012

Dr. Agarwal was very open and honest with me. She made me feel comfortable about the situation and was very helpful with all the information she offered up. I will highly recommend her to anyone looking.

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Plastic Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Plastic Surgery

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-4830 School of Medicine
Division of Plastic Surgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 587-4830 School of Medicine
University Health Care- Plastic Surgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Cori Agarwal was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. After graduating from Yale University, she attended medical school at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the University of Chicago, where she received excellent training in all aspects of plastic surgery , including general reconstruction, aesthetic surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery. After spending three years in private practice, she went on to specialize in aesthetic surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center where she trained with Dr. John Owsley, who is world renowned in facial cosmetic surgery. Dr. Agarwal is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is active in research, is passionate about resident and medical student education, and has been involved in reconstructive medical missions in Latin American countries. Her research has included anatomic work on the anatomy of the facial nerve which has been presented at national and international meetings. She has published a number of articles. Dr. Agarwal's practice is broad, encompassing many areas of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. She has a special interest in facial cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, reconstruction after removal of skin cancers, body contouring, and FTM top surgery.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Aesthetic Surgery Center
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow
Residency University of Chicago Hospital
Plastic Surgery
Resident
Residency University of Chicago Hospital
General Surgery
Resident
Internship University of Chicago Hospital
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical University of Hawaii
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Yale University
B.S.

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