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Sarah Gilligan
( out of 93 reviews )

Sarah Gilligan, MD

Clinical Locations

University of Utah Hospital

Kidney and Liver Clinic
Salt Lake City
801-581-2772
  • Dr. Gilligan grew up in Maine and went to Tufts University for her undergraduate degree (BA in Psychology). She then moved to California where she met her husband while working on her MS in Kinesiology. After graduate school, she moved to Denver where she worked for several years as a professional research assistant studying exercise in patients with diabetes and PAD before returning to Tufts for medical school. She did the Tufts Maine Track program, spending her third year in a rural hospital on Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum pathway. She moved to Utah for residency and stayed for her nephrology fellowship and faculty position. Sarah has 3 children and, in addition to spending time with her family and pets, she enjoys running, hiking, camping, and enjoying the outdoors. Her professional interests are clinical nephrology and education.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 93 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    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.

    August 20, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    She's the best

    August 19, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    My experience with helpful and informative, thanks to Sarah.

    August 17, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Cariosa atenta amable muy buena atencin y muy profesional bendiciones

    August 15, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Gilligan is always delightful. She is helpful, friendly and understanding of how nervous I sometimes am about my health. And she never makes me feel stupid about any of the questions I come up with for her. Please tell her thank you for all she does!

    July 23, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Gilligan is the best doctor that cares about your kidneys. She looks at the big picture. She sees how blood pressure, diabetes, and kidney stones all work together to do what ever she can do to make your kidneys healthier. She works with the Oncologist and Family doctor to encourage you to improve your kidney function. She is VERY Intelligent in her deep knowledge about kidneys.

    July 23, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I feel like the provider has good knowledge and experience, but cared more about keeping on schedule than listening to me and caring how I was actually doing.

    July 23, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Sara needs to get licensed in NV so we can do virtual visits, y'all are 250 miles away!!

    July 20, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Only saw shortly, but very nice, asked how overall appointment went, and seemed genuinely concerned about my well being.

    July 20, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    She takes good cares about me. Explaining how I need to do to stay feeling better

  • Dr. Gilligan grew up in Maine and went to Tufts University for her undergraduate degree (BA in Psychology). She then moved to California where she met her husband while working on her MS in Kinesiology. After graduate school, she moved to Denver where she worked for several years as a professional research assistant studying exercise in patients with diabetes and PAD before returning to Tufts for medical school. She did the Tufts Maine Track program, spending her third year in a rural hospital on Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum pathway. She moved to Utah for residency and stayed for her nephrology fellowship and faculty position. Sarah has 3 children and, in addition to spending time with her family and pets, she enjoys running, hiking, camping, and enjoying the outdoors. Her professional interests are clinical nephrology and education.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Nephrology
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)

    Education history

    Fellowship Nephrology - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Internal Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - Tufts University School of Medicine M.D.
    Kinesiology - California State University, Sacramento M.S.
    Undergraduate Psychology - Tufts University B.A.
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