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Michael A. Incze
( out of 72 reviews )

Michael A. Incze, MD, MSEd

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Sugar House Health Center

Salt Lake City
801-581-2000
  • Dr. Michael Incze is a primary care physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine who is board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine. His clinical interests include patient education, high value care, and caring for vulnerable populations including people experiencing homelessness and people with substance use disorders. He regularly volunteers at the Fourth Street Clinic, a federally qualified health center that specialized in providing care to people experiencing homelessness. He is a volunteer physician at the Rosebud Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota. He also founded a clinic that focuses on providing primary care-based addiction treatment at Sugarhouse Health Center.

    Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Incze is involved in several research, quality improvement, and educational initiatives aimed at improving care for patients with chronic pain and substance use disorders. He serves as a faculty member at the school of medicine and mentors medical students, residents, and fellows. He is also interested in medical writing and has authored numerous commentaries that have appeared in top-tier medical journals. He is the current patient page editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

    Dr. Incze attended medical school at University of California, Davis and residency at the University of California, San Francisco. In his free time he enjoys cycling, cooking, travelling, and composing music.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Preventive Medicine (Addiction Medicine)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 72 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.

    March 14, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    He listened well, and helped with great information.

    March 14, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    One of the best primary care providers I have ever had

    February 28, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Incze is the most caring and thorough primary care provider I¿ve ever experienced.

    February 15, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Doctor Incze was very professional, and understood my situation and made me feel comfortable

    January 26, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Such a stud! Personable, knowledgeable, in-depth, caring, forward thinking, and treats the whole person and illness, rather than quick symptoms.

    January 25, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    This care team is TRULY AMAZING! They have went above and beyond in the care I have received since coming to this clinic! I will be forever grateful! My family and I THANK YOU for helping save my life!

    January 10, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Incze is a brilliant, insightful and compassionate physician

    January 05, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Incze is the best I wouldn't go to anybody else

    December 17, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Incze always arrives on time, listens carefully to my concerns, and provides detailed recommendations as to what I can do to maintain my own health.

  • Dr. Michael Incze is a primary care physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine who is board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine. His clinical interests include patient education, high value care, and caring for vulnerable populations including people experiencing homelessness and people with substance use disorders. He regularly volunteers at the Fourth Street Clinic, a federally qualified health center that specialized in providing care to people experiencing homelessness. He is a volunteer physician at the Rosebud Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota. He also founded a clinic that focuses on providing primary care-based addiction treatment at Sugarhouse Health Center.

    Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Incze is involved in several research, quality improvement, and educational initiatives aimed at improving care for patients with chronic pain and substance use disorders. He serves as a faculty member at the school of medicine and mentors medical students, residents, and fellows. He is also interested in medical writing and has authored numerous commentaries that have appeared in top-tier medical journals. He is the current patient page editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

    Dr. Incze attended medical school at University of California, Davis and residency at the University of California, San Francisco. In his free time he enjoys cycling, cooking, travelling, and composing music.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Psychiatry -Adjunct
    Academic Divisions Adult Psychiatry
    General Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Preventive Medicine (Addiction Medicine)

    Education history

    Residency Internal Medicine - University of California, San Francisco Resident
    Medicine - University of California, Davis School of Medicine M.D.
    Graduate Training Pace University M.S.Ed.
    Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry - University of Utah B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Incze MA, Huebler S, Grant S, Gordon AJ (2024). Using the Delphi Process to Prioritize an Agenda for Care Transition Research for Patients With Substance Use Disorders. Subst Use Addctn J, 29767342241246762. (Read full article)
    2. Incze MA, Huebler S, Chen D, Stofko A, Wu C, Baylis JD, Wells C, Babbel D (2024). Hospitalists' Attitudes and Experiences With Posthospitalization Care Transitions for Patients With Substance Use Disorders: A Cross-sectional Analysis. J Addict Med. (Read full article)
    3. Incze MA, Covinsky KE, Inouye SK (2024). Introducing the Expanded JAMA Internal Medicine Editorial Fellowship. JAMA Intern Med, 184(3), 241. (Read full article)
    4. Zhang GY, Incze MA (2024). I Am Worried I Have Sciatica-What Do I Need to Know? JAMA Intern Med, 184(1), 122. (Read full article)
    5. Incze MA, Azari S, Finnell DS (2023). Amplifying the Strength and Leadership of Nurses in Opioid Use Disorder Care-Loud and PROUD. JAMA Intern Med, 183(12), 1354-1356. (Read full article)
    6. Incze MA, Grady D, Inouye SK (2023). Announcing Expanded Content for Clinicians Through the Clinical Review and Education Section at JAMA Internal Medicine. JAMA Intern Med. (Read full article)
    7. Incze MA, Chen D, Galyean P, Kimball ER, Stolebarger L, Zickmund S, Gordon AJ (2023). Examining the Primary Care Experience of Patients With Opioid Use Disorder: A Qualitative Study. J Addict Med, 17(4), 401-406. (Read full article)
    8. Incze MA, Sehgal SL, Hansen A, Garcia L, Stolebarger L (2023). Evaluation of a Primary Care-Based Multidisciplinary Transition Clinic for Patients Newly Initiated on Buprenorphine in the Emergency Department. Subst Abus, 44(3), 220-225. (Read full article)
    9. Zhang GY, Incze MA (2023). What Should I Know About Hormones for Symptoms of Menopause? JAMA Intern Med. (Read full article)
    10. Zhang GY, Incze MA (2023). What Should I Know About Stopping Routine Cancer Screening? JAMA Intern Med. (Read full article)
    11. Incze MA, Kelley AT, Singer PM (2023). Implementing the White House's Strategic Plan to Save Lives Amid the Opioid Crisis: Reaching for the "North Star". JAMA, 329(9), 705-706. (Read full article)
    12. Incze MA (2023). Redesigning Opioid Pain Agreements to Promote Patient-Centered Care. JAMA Intern Med, 183(3), 179-180. (Read full article)
    13. Incze MA, Kelley AT, Johnson K (2022). Reexamining Medicaid Patient Review and Restriction Programs Amid the Evolving Opioid Epidemic. JAMA Intern Med. (Read full article)
    14. Parks AL, Incze MA (2022). What Can At-home Genetic Tests Tell Me About My Health? JAMA Intern Med, 182(6), 691. (Read full article)
    15. Incze MA, Kelley AT, Singer PM (2021). Heterogeneous State Cannabis Policies: Potential Implications for Patients and Health Care Professionals. JAMA, 326(23), 2363-2364. (Read full article)
    16. Incze MA (2021). Reassessing the Role of Routine Urine Drug Screening in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment. JAMA Intern Med, 181(10), 1282-1283. (Read full article)
    17. Incze MA (2021). Should I Get a Coronary CT Scan? JAMA Intern Med, 181(5), 732. (Read full article)
    18. Incze MA (2021). At the Cusp - Reimagining Infective Endocarditis Care amid the Opioid Epidemic. N Engl J Med, 384(4), 297-299. (Read full article)
    19. Incze MA, Tobey ML, Sequist TD (2020). Investing in the Health of American Indians and Alaska Natives. JAMA Intern Med, 180(5), 633-634. (Read full article)
    20. Incze MA, Slawek D, Cunningham CO (2020). What Should I Know About Medical Cannabis? JAMA Intern Med, 180(4), 624. (Read full article)
    21. Landefeld J, Incze MA (2019). Advance Care Planning-What Should I Know? JAMA Intern Med, 180(1), 172. (Read full article)
    22. Incze MA (2019). I'm Worried About Depression-What Should I Know? JAMA Intern Med, 179(11), 1612. (Read full article)
    23. Incze MA (2019). I Have Arthritis of the Knees: What Should I Do? JAMA Intern Med, 179(5), 736. (Read full article)
    24. Keshvani N, Gupta A, Incze MA (2018). I Am Worried About Gonorrhea: What Do I Need to Know? JAMA Intern Med, 179(1), 132. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Incze MA, Kelley AT, James H, Nolan S, Stofko A, Fordham C, Gordon AJ (2024). Post-hospitalization Care Transition Strategies for Patients with Substance Use Disorders: A Narrative Review and Taxonomy. [Review]. J Gen Intern Med. (Read full article)
    2. Kelley AT, Incze MA, Baylis JD, Calder SG, Weiner SJ, Zickmund SL, Jones AL, Vanneman ME, Conroy MB, Gordon AJ, Bridges JFP (2022). Patient-centered quality measurement for opioid use disorder: Development of a taxonomy to address gaps in research and practice. [Review]. Subst Abus, 43(1), 1286-1299. (Read full article)
    3. Dickman S, Mirza R, Kandi M, Incze MA, Dodbiba L, Yameen R, Agarwal A, Zhang Y, Kamran R, Couban R, Guyatt G, Hanna S (2020). Mortality at For-Profit Versus Not-For-Profit Hemodialysis Centers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. [Review]. Int J Health Serv, 51(3), 371-378. (Read full article)

    Commentary

    1. Incze MA (2021). Necessity of Coronary CT Scans-Reply. JAMA Intern Med, 181(9), 1259. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Incze MA, Garland EL (2023). Mobilizing Primary Care Against the Opioid Crisis in the Post X-Waiver Era. J Gen Intern Med, 38(16), 3618-3620. (Read full article)
    2. Incze MA, Parks AL, Stern RJ (2022). Teaching a Deeper Understanding of the Medical Literature. J Gen Intern Med, 38(4), 1059-1060. (Read full article)
    3. Incze MA, Kelley AT, Gordon AJ (2022). Champions Among Us: Leading Primary Care to the Forefront of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment. J Gen Intern Med, 37(7), 1771-1773. (Read full article)
    4. Incze MA, Kelley AT, Gordon AJ (2021). Improving Opioid Use Disorder Treatment through Quality Assessment. J Gen Intern Med, 36(9), 2820-2822. (Read full article)

    Letter

    1. Incze MA, Kelley T, Singer PM (2023). The White House's Strategic Plan to Address the Opioid Crisis-Reply. [Letter to the editor]. JAMA, 329(24), 2195. (Read full article)
    2. Kelley AT, Incze MA (2022). The need for a more inclusive and objective approach in developing a core outcomes set for opioid use disorder. [Letter to the editor]. Addiction, 118(1), 194-195. (Read full article)
    3. Incze MA, Slawek D, Cunningham CO (2020). The Importance of Pediatric Safety in Tetrahydrocannabinol Education-Reply. [Letter to the editor]. JAMA Intern Med, 180(7), 1027. (Read full article)

    Other

    1. Warrier G, Incze MA (2021). I Want to Lose Weight: Which Diet Is Best? JAMA Intern Med (181(9), p. 1268). United States. (Read full article)
    2. Incze MA, Kompala T (2020). I'm Worried About Low Testosterone-What Should I Know? JAMA Intern Med (180(6), p. 920). United States. (Read full article)
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