Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

44 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments

Daniel M. Ihnat, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

44 Patient Ratings
21 Patient Comments



  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-3495 Evanston Regional Hospital
Specialty Clinic
196 Arrowhead Drive
Evanston, WY 82930
(801) 581-3495 Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County
Cardiovascular Clinic
1200 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(801) 581-3495 University Hospital
Cardiovascular Center
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132



Dr. Ihnat is board certified in general and vascular surgery and has been performing vascular surgery for over 13 years. He evaluates and treats the full spectrum of peripheral vascular diseases with both minimally invasive endovascular and open surgical techniques. Dr. Ihnat performs abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm repair, carotid and vertebral artery revascularization, intestinal and kidney revascularization, lower extremity revascularization, thoracic outlet syndrome surgery, repair of vascular trauma, varicose vein treatments, chronic venous disease treatments and thrombolysis for acute deep vein clotting. Dr. Ihnat specializes in minimally invasive treatment of complex abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, open surgical carotid revascularization, minimally invasive treatment of intestinal and kidney arterial disease, open and minimally invasive treatment of lower extremity arterial disease, and minimally invasive treatment of acute and chronic venous disease. Dr. Ihnat sees patients in the University Hospital CardioVascular Center and in Evanston and Rock Springs, Wyoming outreach clinics.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Vascular Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Vascular Surg)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Patient Ratings

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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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.

November 01, 2014

Again very impressed and comfortable with the staff....

October 24, 2014

Dr. Ihnat, his assistant, and student were all very friendly and seemed to truly care! They all spent as much time as I needed to answer all my questions and help me understand my problem.Thank you Dr. Ihnat an staff!

September 26, 2014

The doctor is great!!

September 19, 2014

it was a wonderful experience. I felt like I was getting the doctor's full attention and he had plenty of time for me.

August 28, 2014

He was very kind

July 06, 2014

So impressed! Dr Ihnat took the time needed to address all of my concerns. He was professional but friendly and probably one of the best doctors (& surgeons) I've seen.

May 30, 2014

Was good when the doctor talked to my wife becausae she is the nurse and understands the explanation and then could tell me in a simpler way. Was glad he did that

May 05, 2014

The PA and MD both were great!

November 22, 2013

every one always talks to us and answers all our questions before we leave

August 20, 2013

first doctor who didn't make me feel like I was crazy.

July 23, 2013


July 22, 2013

I was very comfortable. He did a great!!! Job at explaining all of my options and explained each one in great detail and supported the decisions I made. I have already refered to the dr

June 18, 2013

The Dr was great, I was awake during the procedure and he explained all that was going on

May 20, 2013

Dr. Ihnat answered all my questions and I felt comfortable of the surgery that was done. I was very pleased with the time he took with me from start to finish.

April 29, 2013

Thorough, professional, pleasant, excellent communication

January 22, 2013

I really appreciated Dr. Ihnat's willingness to do "touch ups" on the little veins that got missed or undertreated at the initial appt.

August 27, 2012

Dr knoledg very good and down to earth very pleasent personality

July 25, 2012

Of all the providers caring for our daughter , Dr Ihnat he has been the one physician that has helped Madison understand what was happening to her, how he was going to treat it, and the impact it would have on her life. He has been direct and straight fo

June 25, 2012

Highly recommended

April 11, 2012

Dr. Ihnat was great and answered my questions.

March 14, 2012

very good

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Thoracic Aorta Aneurysms
  • Hemodialysis Access
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Clotting
  • Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
  • abdominal aortic aneurysm

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Vascular Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Vascular Surg)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-3495 CardioVascular Center
Vascular Surgery
University Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Daniel Ihnat, MD joined the University of Utah, Division of Vascular Surgery in 2010. He began his medical career at Washington University where he graduated with a medical degree in 1992. His residency in General Surgery was completed at Wilford Hall Medical Center located at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas followed by a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Arizona Medical Center. After finishing his fellowship he completed his military service at the David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base serving as the Chief of Vascular Surgery. He is a decorated Air Force veteran. In 2005 Dr. Ihnat moved to Arizona where he became an assistant professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

Dr. Ihnat was awarded Educator of the Year in 2001 by the Department of Surgery at David Grant Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, Rocky Mountain Vascular Society, Western Vascular Society and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. He serves as a distinguished manuscript reviewer for the Society for Vascular Surgery. He became the Medical Director of the Vascular Lab in 2011.


Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Arizona Medical Center
Vascular Surgery
Residency Wilford Hall Medical Center
General Surgery
Internship Wilford Hall Medical Center
General Surgery
Professional Medical Washington University
Undergraduate Rutgers University


Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Dember LM, Imrey PB, Beck GJ, Cheung AK, Himmelfarb J, Huber TS, Kusek JW, Roy-Chaudhury P, Vazquez MA, Alpers CE, Robbin ML, Vita JA, Greene T, Gassman JJ, Feldman HI, Hemodialysis Fistula Maturation Study Group (2014). Objectives and design of the hemodialysis fisula maturation study. Am J Kidney Dis, 63(1), 104-12.
  2. Suckow BD, Ihnat D, Ward C, Kim RD, Campsen J (2014). Use of a Pulsatile Perfusion Pump for Renal Autotransplantation in a Patient Undergoing Thoracoabdominal Bypass for Malignant Hypertension Secondary to Takayasu Arteritis. Ann Vasc Surg, S0890-5096(14), 00186-1.
  3. Bui TD, Mills JL Sr, Ihnat DM, Gruessner AC, Goshima KR, Hughes JD (2012). The natural history of duplex-detected stenosis after femoropopliteal endovascular therapy suggests questionable clinical utility of routine duplex surveillance. J Vasc Surg, 55(2), 346-52.
  4. Ihnat DM (2011). Endovenous laser ablation for the treatement of lower extremity chronic venous disease. UpToDate.
  5. Lauvao LS, Ihnat DM, Goshima KR, Chavez L, Gruessner AC, Mills JL Sr (2009). Vein diameter is the major predictor of fistula maturation. J Vasc Surg, 49(6), 1499-504.


  1. Ihnat DM, Mills JL Sr (2010). Current assessment of endovascular therapy for infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease in patients with diabetes. [Review]. J Vasc Surg, 52(3 Suppl), 92S-95S.
  2. Ihnat DM, Mills JL Sr (2010). Current assessment of endovascular therapy for infrainguinal arterial occlusive disease in patient with diabetes. [Review]. American Podiatric Medical Association. Journal, 100(5), 424-8.

Book Chapter

  1. Ihnat DM, Mills JL Sr (2010). Endovascular Management of Infra-Popliteal Occlusive Disease. In Moore, Ahn (Ed.), Endovascular Surgery (4th, 1, pp. 239-41). Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
  2. Leon LR, Ihnat DM, Mills JL (2009). Native Arterial Infections. In Hallett, Mills, Earnshaw, Reekers, and Rooke (Ed.), Comprehensive Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (2nd, pp. 714-728). Philadelphia: Mosby.

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