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Kristin M. Hueftle
( out of 51 reviews )

Kristin M. Hueftle, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Madsen Health Center

Geriatric Care Clinic
Salt Lake City
801-581-8000
  • Dr. Hueftle is an assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of Utah. Dr. Hueftle received her M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE. She then completed her residency in internal medicine followed by fellowship training in geriatrics at the University of Utah. She received her nursing home medical director certification through the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

    Dr. Hueftle serves as medical director at the William E Christoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home, where she oversees both post-acute and long-term care in the skilled nursing home setting. Dr. Hueftle's current clinical practice is in the University of Utah Geriatric Clinic located in the Madsen Health Center. She provides primary care for the geriatric population using a multidisciplinary team-based approach. She also performs comprehensive evaluations focusing on a variety of common geriatric syndromes such as cognitive impairment, frailty, and polypharmacy.

    Dr. Hueftle is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine. She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, the Utah Geriatrics Society, the American College of Physicians, and the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Geriatric Medicine)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 51 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 26, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Hueftle is a great doctor. She¿s really adept at listening, diagnosing & offering solutions when needed. Very informative!

    April 20, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Hueftle is a caring, compassionate doctor who takes the time to listen to my questions and answers them completely. She is thorough in her examinations and asks all the right questions.

    February 02, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    I would definitely recommend her as a medical doctor anytime.

    January 21, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Always professional and caring

    December 15, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Hueftle may appear aloof at first but once engaged is fully present and willing to provide excellent feedback for questions.

    December 11, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Hueftle listens to concerns and treats the patient, not just a group of symptoms. She has been very thorough in helping me find the causes of my chronic pain by considering and testing theories to rule out the many possible underlying reasons for my symptoms.

    December 10, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Seems to be a dedicated professional and always remembers details from past visits

    November 03, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Everyone is highly skilled and professional.

    October 06, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Appreciated the support she provided today.

  • Dr. Hueftle is an assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of Utah. Dr. Hueftle received her M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE. She then completed her residency in internal medicine followed by fellowship training in geriatrics at the University of Utah. She received her nursing home medical director certification through the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

    Dr. Hueftle serves as medical director at the William E Christoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home, where she oversees both post-acute and long-term care in the skilled nursing home setting. Dr. Hueftle's current clinical practice is in the University of Utah Geriatric Clinic located in the Madsen Health Center. She provides primary care for the geriatric population using a multidisciplinary team-based approach. She also performs comprehensive evaluations focusing on a variety of common geriatric syndromes such as cognitive impairment, frailty, and polypharmacy.

    Dr. Hueftle is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine. She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, the Utah Geriatrics Society, the American College of Physicians, and the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Geriatrics
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Geriatric Medicine)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Fellowship Geriatric Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Internal Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Internship Internal Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Intern
    Medicine - Creighton University School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Biomedical Sciences option - Montana State University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Werner T, Ray A, Lamb J, Van Brocklin M, Hueftle K, Cohen A, Beck A, Buys S, Dyess D, Butler T, Dumlao T, Khong H (November 2017). Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy with Nanoparticle Albumin Bound Paclitaxel (Nab-Paclitaxel), Adriamycin and Cyclophosphamide (NAC) in Patients with Stage II-III Breast Cancer. Clin Breast Cancer, 17(7), 503-509.
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