Patient Rating:

4.9 out of 5

37 Patient Ratings
11 Patient Comments

John Hyngstrom, M.D.

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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Bio

Dr. Hyngstrom is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Surgical Oncology within the Division of General Surgery at the University of Utah. His medical practice is in general surgical oncology with a focus on melanoma, treating patients both the Huntsman Cancer Institute and at Intermountain Medical Center. His research interests include clinical trial development and survivorship issues in cancer patients.

Dr. Hyngstrom earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and stayed to complete his general surgery residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. During his residency, he completed a two year clinical research fellowship in surgical oncology and tumor immunology at the Surgery Branch of the NCI/NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. After finishing his general surgery training, Dr. Hyngstrom spent two years in Houston, Texas and completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions General Surgery
Board Certification American Board of 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
5.0
My confidence in care provider
5.0
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
5.0
Wait time at clinic
4.2
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
5.0

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 04, 2014

Dr. Hyngstrom did an excellent job of explaining my condition and the treatment plan. He helped to make my family and I feel comfortable with the procedure.

May 21, 2014

Dr. Hyngstrom did an excellent job at explaining my condition and treatment plan. His confidence made me feel secure and confident in the treatment plan.

March 26, 2014

I have never been treated so well by a Dr and their nurses.

January 09, 2014

always treated great

September 27, 2013

Dr Hyngstrom came to Huntsman to see me on his lunch hour at another hospital --off campus

August 04, 2013

I was very glad my instructions were written so I could refer back to them as needed.

May 29, 2013

Took as much time as necessary to answer questions and provide information.

April 29, 2013

Dr Hynstrom is so thorough and efficient. He takes care of the problem on the first visit, if possible.

March 11, 2013

I have already recommended a co-worker to this clinic.

March 04, 2013

I felt like I could ask questions. He did not make me feel like he was rushed.

December 03, 2012

I was surprised at the end of the appointment at how long I had been with the doctor. He spent a lot of time with me and never made me feel like he was rushed. The nurses were just as attentive!

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

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

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-8808 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Surgical Oncology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-7304 School of Medicine
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Hyngstrom earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and stayed to complete his general surgery residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. During his residency, he completed a two year clinical research fellowship in surgical oncology and tumor immunology at the Surgery Branch of the NCI/NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. After finishing his general surgery training, Dr. Hyngstrom spent two years in Houston, Texas and completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Hyngstrom is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Surgical Oncology within the Division of General Surgery at the University of Utah. His medical practice is in general surgical oncology with a focus on melanoma, treating patients both the Huntsman Cancer Institute and at Intermountain Medical Center. His research interests include clinical trial development and survivorship issues in cancer patients.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Surgical Oncology, Program Director: Jason Fleming, MD
Fellow
Residency University of Chicago Medical Center, the Pritzker School of Medicine
General Surgery, Program Director: Mitchell Posner, MD
Resident
Fellowship National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch
Surgical Oncology Clinical Research, Program Director: Steven Rosenberg, MD PhD
Fellow
Professional Medical The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Washington University
Biology and History
B.A.

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