Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

37 Patient Ratings
22 Patient Comments

Sarah V. Colonna, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

37 Patient Ratings
22 Patient Comments

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-0303
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map
Veterans Administration Medical Center
500 S Foothill Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84149

Specialties

Bio

Dr. Sarah Colonna, MD specializes in caring for women at high risk for breast cancer. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Colonna sees women at risk for breast cancer because of a known genetic mutation, a strong family history of breast cancer or abnormal findings on a breast biopsy. She researches the use of breast MRI as a tool to better quantify breast cancer risk and is involved with longitudinal studies to better understand how the environment can impact on a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Dr. Colonna is also specifically interested in how medical professionals communicate cancer risks to their patients.

Board Certification and Academic Information

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

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
4.8
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.8
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.

May 16, 2016

Care provider spent the time needed to explain new medication, effects of drugs, and out come expected.

May 09, 2016

I wish I could see Dr Colonna more often but I live out of state so it is not convenient

April 19, 2016

Dr. Colonna was exceptional with my mother-in-law. Dr. Colonna took the time to ensure she completely understood her condition and really put her mind at ease. She walked through the treatment options and helped her weigh her options which allowed us to come to the right decision for her.

March 29, 2016

It was a very nice experience. The doctor was very open and I felt that she was very knowledgeable and very sensitive to my concerns.

March 21, 2016

My doctor was very knowledgeable, listened to my health problem, very respectful & I wish all doctors are like her. She made me feel at ease.

March 20, 2016

Dr. Colonna could see I was in pain and made every effort to make arrangements for me to be treated at the University Hospital, even though it was not her responsibility to do so. This was so comforting and kind.

March 11, 2016

Dr, C is the best, she is so kind!!

February 28, 2016

Dr. Colonna was so personable and easy to talk to. I feel 100% comfortable with her as my care provider.

February 17, 2016

I really like Dr. Colonna, she really cares about my questions & my concerns.

February 08, 2016

Doctor Colonna was very knowledgeable and answered all of my concerns.

January 25, 2016

Thank you

December 17, 2015

Loved Dr. Sarah Colonna! She took time to address all of my concerns and issues and never rushed me.

December 06, 2015

Everyone was exceptionally knowledgable and very kind especially with how nervous I was.

November 13, 2015

I was very impressed with Dr. Colonna -- I wish she could be my full time doctor

November 02, 2015

Dr. Colonna is wonderful, empathetic, smart, and thorough. thank you.

October 12, 2015

All those involved with my visit were excellent in giving me help, listening to my concerns and helping with the follow up appointments I needed. Thank you

September 27, 2015

Dr. Colonna remained with me for about an hour answering questions and alleviating concerns.

July 20, 2015

Very professional and sincere. Thank you.

March 25, 2015

Excellent care

March 16, 2015

dr Colonna always provides fantastic medical care to me. She spends as much time as I need to answer all of my questions. the plan of treatment that she has me on is very thorough for a high risk breast cancer patient that I am.

March 15, 2015

Excellent staff.

August 10, 2014

Very good experience with doctor and genetics counselor who really took the time to make me and my family feel comfortable, and answered all questions patiently.

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

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

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-1559 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Dr. Sarah Colonna, MD specializes in caring for women at high risk for breast cancer. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. Dr. Colonna sees women at risk for breast cancer because of a known genetic mutation, a strong family history of breast cancer or abnormal findings on a breast biopsy. She researches the use of breast MRI as a tool to better quantify breast cancer risk and is involved with longitudinal studies to better understand how the environment can impact on a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Dr. Colonna is also specifically interested in how medical professionals communicate cancer risks to their patients.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Hematology/Oncology
Fellow
Fellowship Vanderbilt University
Hematology/Oncology
Fellow
Residency Wake Forest University
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Lee University
Biology, minor in Religion
B.S.
Graduate Training University of Utah
Clinical Investigation
M.S.

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