Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

279 Patient Ratings
101 Patient Comments

Susan Chortkoff, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

279 Patient Ratings
101 Patient Comments

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2352 John A. Moran Eye Center
65 N Mario Capecchi
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 213-9900 Redwood Health Center
1525 West 2100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Map
(801) 264-4464 Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology
4400 South 700 East , Suite 240
Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Bio

Susan Chortkoff, M.D. graduated from residency in 1994 and focuses on the management and treatment of glaucoma as well as on comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Chortkoff also has a special interest in the management of dry eye syndrome.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Adjunct Assistant Professor

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
4.8
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
4.9
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.

July 24, 2014

I like her and trust her opinion and appreciate her professionalism

July 22, 2014

My wife had a bad experience with this doctor.

July 20, 2014

all excellent

July 17, 2014

very good

July 14, 2014

Dr. Chortkoff is excellent in all aspects.

June 30, 2014

When the Dr. first diagnosed my problem in the fall, she said I had a condition often seen in people with high blood sugar, and to get my physician to test it. If she had said it looked like "Diabetic Retinopathy" I would have taken it more seriously. So in this case, simplifying the language was not the best approach to use with a patient with a PhD.

June 27, 2014

Dr Chortkoff takes the time to explain things on my level. She shows great concern to my worries.

June 16, 2014

Very good experience

June 05, 2014

I liked the doctor's honesty and obvious concern about my issues.

May 27, 2014

very good experience

May 11, 2014

Dr. Chortkoff and the tech were great!

April 24, 2014

It was a good exam

April 21, 2014

Excellent

April 14, 2014

For such a busy Doctor, Norm Zabriskie is most caring and efficient, you feel he would do anything possible to make you better, I know I am in the best hands.

April 10, 2014

Overall it is always an excellent experience. I have such faith in Dr. Chortkoff.

April 06, 2014

I'm sorry, I felt that the doctor did not talk with me about tests she was recommending--I did not have any say in what she ordered. They were just ordered.

March 22, 2014

my doctor treated me very well and I know that I'm getting the very best care.

March 17, 2014

good

March 14, 2014

Very courteous and informative.

February 27, 2014

She was wonderful

February 22, 2014

Obviously I was impressed.

February 09, 2014

Bringing my 89 year old mother in for caterac surgery

February 08, 2014

very good experience

February 07, 2014

she is terrific - Dr. Chartkoff is gaining my trust ... thanks,

February 07, 2014

Dr Chortkoff is very professional, she listens to ALL of my concerns and explains everything on my level and in great detail.

February 07, 2014

excellent service from all personnel

February 06, 2014

Dr. Shortcoff is an excellent doctor and I have upmost confidence in her, as well as her staff.

January 31, 2014

Great

January 21, 2014

I recommend Moran to my friends, colleagues and clients all the time. All the time.

January 15, 2014

The experience was positive, to the point and very helpful.

January 09, 2014

very professional

December 28, 2013

It was generally a very positive experience and I was impressed with the kindness and professionalism on the part of all involved.

December 26, 2013

good experience. Answered all my questions and took the time to explain how my eyes are doing.

December 21, 2013

ALL WENT VERY WELL.

December 16, 2013

Sorry, i can't say any thing bad. You have all been so good to me for the past 18 or so years.

December 13, 2013

I'm just frustrated with my eye issues but Dr. Chortkoff is so patient and willing to help me find the answer to get my eyes back to where they should be

December 11, 2013

Excellent experience

December 07, 2013

i FELT LIKE THIS WAS THE MOST INFORMATIVE EYE VISIT i HAD EVER HAD.

November 22, 2013

We really like Dr. Zabriskie's PA.

November 21, 2013

She is very friendly, down to earth, caring

November 09, 2013

The doctor took time to listen to my questions and did a thorough exam.

November 04, 2013

Dr. Chortkoff was very thorough. She did followup tests to make sure about the diagnosis. Her explanations were informative and helpful. Because of her careful evaluation, my eyesight is preserved.

November 04, 2013

the doctor treated me very well

November 02, 2013

This was one of the best examinations I have had at the Moran Center - although previous examinations were very good.

October 30, 2013

Excellent, professional care

October 12, 2013

the doctor was very knowledgeable and caring.will recommend doctor to everyone.

October 11, 2013

Have recommended Moran to friends and described excellent quality of care.

October 11, 2013

I really appreciated Dr. Chortkoff taking the extra time to help me understand related vision issues beyond corrective lenses and options to address them. She was able to help me understand what I could do to help alleviate the problem. It had been mentioned before but the extra time spent, helped me to take it more seriously. It made a dramatic difference.

October 09, 2013

a good experience .the caregivers obviously cared

October 09, 2013

I was very happy with the attention given to me

October 04, 2013

This is an excellent facility with highly professional staff and physicians. I am fortunate to be able to utilize your services.

October 03, 2013

It as really nice to Meet Dr. Shortkoff. She was very informative and a pleasure to meet.

October 02, 2013

Everyone on our last visit was so great. Our appointment was at 8:00 am. We left at 8:38 a.m. Amazing! Thank you so much!

September 25, 2013

I was impressed with how well she worked with Jackson and her manners were kind. She was focused on us and didn't make us feel rushed.

September 04, 2013

Very good

September 02, 2013

The dr kept changing her mind on which eye needed the additional drops. We got confused.

August 28, 2013

All good

August 23, 2013

Great provider, professional and concerning

August 12, 2013

Dr. Chortcoff was very interested in my dry eye problem, a product I had found from a study I was in, as well as my recent surgery surgery. And she was very gentle.

August 12, 2013

Dr. Chortkoff was EXCELLENT ! She explained everything with words that I could understand. Plus, she cared about all of my concerns.

August 09, 2013

Dr. Chortkoff was extremely helpful in explaining the condition of both my eyes and the different problems I have with each of them.

August 07, 2013

Excellent care from everyone I saw.

August 06, 2013

Over all very pleased.

August 05, 2013

good

July 05, 2013

The service provided by the physician and other care givers was extremely caring and professional.

June 26, 2013

I have always highly recommended friends to the Moran Eye Clinic

June 26, 2013

Care provider's care and are concerned

June 24, 2013

excellent experience

June 13, 2013

excellent

May 25, 2013

I am so impressed with the quality of my first visit with this particular doctor and look forward to seeing her again.

May 16, 2013

I appreciate my doctor's thorough, professional and friendly approach.

May 06, 2013

Best

April 25, 2013

I recommend the Moran Eye Center all the time. Excellent care, caring and expert staff.

April 24, 2013

I love Dr Chortkoff..seems concerned about me and my particular eye problem

April 17, 2013

I feel this physician is able to spend more time with me than my previous care provider. I appreciate the increase.

April 15, 2013

Would recommend the clinic to anyone.

April 11, 2013

Dr Chortkoff was very very helpful and caring in giving me the advise and the time I needed. My concerns and problems were addressed in a way I felt really comfortable with. Thanks, Dr. Chortkoff and your assistant, whose name I can't recall!!

April 10, 2013

over all very nice experience

April 05, 2013

The PA was efficient and professional. The Doctor was impressive -- upbeat and interested. Very good experience overall.

March 31, 2013

good

March 26, 2013

Spent time answering questions for myself and spouse

March 21, 2013

In the past I have had very bad time periods of having to wait for Doctor to see me during my wait in back waiting room and also after being sat down in exam room. My time is very important, just as much as the Doctor's.

March 18, 2013

Sue is a very good Dr.

March 12, 2013

I recommend Moran Eye Center all the time.

March 09, 2013

Something didn't look right as I had lost sight in right eye, when pressure was good so, she gave me Alphagan for right eye. Then two days later she called and recommended I have an MRI to see if I had problems we couldn't see. I had the MRI on Tuesday and the office called on Thurs and told me the MRI was normal. I appreciated the call.

March 07, 2013

good

March 07, 2013

Dr Chortkoff also introduced Dr Angelina who was visiting from Ghana. It was nice to see this kind of collaboration.

February 27, 2013

I was fully informed by my physician and all care givers during my procedure at the clinic. I received excellent care and treatment.

February 12, 2013

I was extremely pleased with my entire appointment. I went from one area to another very quickly with wonderful service.

January 19, 2013

I had a very exceptional experience. My only real concern was the condition of my eye and what was causing it.

December 30, 2012

This section is a little bit difficult to rate. I did not know until I left the office that Dr. Chortkoff was now "my physician". Confidence and likelihood of recommending her are really yet to be seen. I have only had one visit with her.

December 13, 2012

good experience

December 10, 2012

As someone new to the area, this was my first visit seeking ongoing eye care. I found the care from both Julie and Dr Chortkoff to be excellent.

December 07, 2012

It was my first visit with this provider--I had previously been seen by Dr. Goldsmith. I found Dr Chortkof to be both personable and capable, so feel quite comfortable transferring my care to her.

December 03, 2012

You guys are great

November 23, 2012

The above refers to Dr Chortkoff

November 20, 2012

It will be good when you can access information from our electronic records that are already in the UHC system.

November 12, 2012

The overall experince was exceptional, I have mentioned the expereince to several friends, healthcare providers/co-workers.

October 25, 2012

I am very satisfied with my new Dr, Dr Chortkoff

October 19, 2012

experience with Dr. Chortkoff was good.

October 18, 2012

she spent quality time with me and gave good instructions and explanations and follow up Very personable

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2352 John A. Moran Eye Center
Dept. of Ophthalmology
65 N Mario Capecchi
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Susan Chortkoff, M.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center. She received a B.A. in Chemistry at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1985 and her Medical Degree at Emory University School of Medicine in 1989. She completed her residency training in Ophthalmology at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California in 1994. Dr. Chortkoff practiced general ophthalmology in San Mateo, California. After relocating to Utah with her family in 2008, Dr. Chortkoff completed training in medical glaucoma with Dr. Norm Zabriskie at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, later joining him in his practice. Dr. Chortkoff sees glaucoma patients as well as comprehensive ophthalmology patients. Dr. Chortkoff is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and is certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Utah Ophthalmology Society.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency California Pacific Medical Center
Ophthalmology
Resident
Internship Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Ophthalmology
Intern
Professional Medical Emory University School of Medicine
Ophthalmology
M.D.
Undergraduate Emory College
Chemistry
B.A.

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