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Terrence S. Bjordahl, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 281-5996
Redstone Health Center
Redstone Nephrology
1743 W Redstone Center Drive , Suite 115
Park City, UT 84098
Map
(801) 281-5996
St. Mark’s Hospital East Medical Building
Wasatch Kidney Specialists
1250 East 3900 South , Suite 410
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Bio

Terrence Bjordahl MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis/Wasatch Kidney Specialists. As a nephrologist his clinical interests are in dialysis care, renal transplant care, difficult to treat high blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, chronic kidney disease, and glomerular diseases.

Dr. Bjordahl received his medical degree from The Ohio State University School of Medicine in 2001, and then finished his Internal Medicine Residency at University of Utah School of Medicine in 2004. He continued at University of Utah to complete a Nephrology Fellowship in 2007. Upon completion of his fellowship he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology.

He currently serves as the Medical Director of University of Utah’s West Valley Dialysis Center and co-director of Wasatch Kidney Specialists. His main office is based at St. Mark’s Hospital where he is involved in recruitment of patients for clinical trials and is serving as a co-investigator in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial(SPRINT) trial. He also has offices at multiple other University community clinics including the Redstone clinic to serve Summit/Wasatch Counties. He takes care of patients at most of the hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 281-5996 St. Mark’s Hospital East Medical Building
Wasatch Kidney Specialists
1250 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Academic Bio

Terrence Bjordahl MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Dialysis/Wasatch Kidney Specialists.

His main office is based at St. Mark’s Hospital where he is involved in recruitment of patients for multiple clinical trials and is serving as a co-investigator in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial(SPRINT) trial. He is also recruiting patients for the Hemodialysis Fistula Maturation (HFM) study and fiber supplementation trial in chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Bjordahl is also involved in the education of medical students, internal medicine residents, and nephrology fellows at the University of Utah. He has conducted CME lectures at Intermountain Medical Center noon conferences and within the Nephrology Division, as well as didactic lectures for the nephrology fellowship program.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Nephrology
Fellow
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Resident
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of California - Irvine
Biology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Anderton NA, Giri A, Wei G, Marcus RL, Chen X, Bjordahl T, Habib A, Herrera J and Beddhu S (2015). Sedentary Behavior in Individuals With Diabetic Chronic Kidney Disease and Maintenance Hemodialysis. I. J Ren Nutr, 25(No 4 July), 364-370.
  2. Bjordahl TS, Dimyan MA, Weinberger NM (1998). Induction of long-term receptive field plasticity in the auditory cortex of the waking guinea pig by stimulation of the nucleus basalis. Behav Neurosci, 112(3), 467-79.

Review

  1. Peter B Hathaway, MD, and Terrence Bjordahl, MD (6/2014). Who Shouldn’t Get a Percutaneous PD Catheter? Improving clinical outcomes with optimal patient selection and percutaneous techniques for peritoneal dialysis. [Review]. Endovascular Today.

Abstract

  1. Chen X, Ikizler TA, Wei G, Constantz E, Boucher R, Huang Y, Wang B, Bjordahl TS, Greene T, Beddhu S 2014 (2014). Protein intake, serum phosphorous and FGF23 levels in dialysis patients [Abstract].
  2. Xiaorui Chen1, G Wei1, R Filipowicz1, Tom Greene1, A N Habib, T S Bjordahl and Srinivasan Beddhu1 1Dept of Med, U of Utah, SLC, UT, United States (11/2013).

    Title: Higher Intake of Vegetable Protein is Associated with Lower All-Cause Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease

    [Abstract].
  3. Nestor E Almeida, 1 T Alp Ikizler, 3 Y Zhang, 1 R Filipowicz, 1 G Morrell, 1 G Wei, 1 J Abraham, 1 A N Habib, 1 T S Bjordahl, 1 Tom Greene, 1 Alfred K Cheung, 1, 2 S Beddhu121Univ of Utah, SLC, UT, 2VA, SLC, UT, 3Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, TN (11/2012). Body Composition Affects Serum Creatinine but Not Serum Cystatin C Levels [Abstract].
  4. Nestor E Almeida, 1 T Alp Ikizler, 3 Y Zhang, 1 R Filipowicz, 1 Mary B Sundell, 3 G Morrell, 1 G Wei, 1 J Abraham, 1 A N Habib, 1 T S Bjordahl, 1 Tom Greene, 1 Alfred K Cheung, 1, 2 S Beddhu1, 21Univ of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2VA, Salt Lake City, UT, 3Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, TN (11/2012). Body Composition Is Associated with Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients N [Abstract].
  5. R Filipowicz, 1 Alfred K Cheung, 1, 2 T Alp Ikizler, 3 Y Zhang, 1 Tom Greene, 1 T S Bjordahl, 1 A N Habib, 1 G Wei, 1 S Beddhu1, 21U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2SLCVHA, Salt Lake City, UT, 3Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, TN (11/2012). Uremic Dyslipidemia and Arterial Stiffness in Hemodialysis Patients [Abstract].

Other

  1. Bjordahl TS, Weinberger NM (1996). Induction of Physiological Memory by Basal Forebrain Stimulation in Waking Animals. Journal of Undergraduate Research in the Biological Sciences (26, pp. 410-421). University of California, Irvine.

Clinical Trials

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