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Saskia Spiess
( out of 38 reviews )

Saskia Spiess, MD, FAAFP

Languages spoken: German, Spanish, English

Clinical Locations

Madsen Health Center

Salt Lake City
801-581-8000
  • Saskia Spiess, MD, is a family medicine and obstetrics provider in Salt Lake City, Utah. She provides care for pregnant patients and pediatric patients, as well as wellness exams and health screenings for adults, teens, and children. She is a board-certified family medicine physician. Her professional interests include women’s health, pregnancy and newborn care, full spectrum Family Medicine, as well as equity in healthcare. Her research interests include equity in healthcare, clinician resilience and how to use technology in innovative ways to provide high quaity healthcare. In her leisure time, she enjoys camping, biking, skiing and spending time with her family. She is fluent in German and functional in medical Spanish. The privilege of caring for others in important, vulnerable, and life-changing moments is Dr. Spiess's highest honor. Dr. Spiess sees patients at the University of Utah Madsen Family Health Center.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Family Medicine

    Patient Rating

    4.7 /5
    ( out of 38 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 19, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Spiess is knowledgeable and helpful about a variety of ailments-not just a single specialty.

    July 29, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Very good experience

    July 19, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Love her. She is awesome.

    July 08, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Good attending

    July 05, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    She is very understanding, empathetic, relatable and dedicated to my needs and to those of my daughter Conscience

    May 27, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Spiess is knowledgeable, up on current medicine, visionary, and finds a way to provide treatment and to help patients to heal. A strength to the U of U and to all patients.

    May 13, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Very nice and pleasant

    May 10, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    she listened to my feeling about my future care and agreed with Dr Wolferz

    May 09, 2023
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Spiess is very professional but also easy to talk to in discussing my health issues. I appreciate her promptbess and the effort she puts into my health care needs.

  • Saskia Spiess, MD, is a family medicine and obstetrics provider in Salt Lake City, Utah. She provides care for pregnant patients and pediatric patients, as well as wellness exams and health screenings for adults, teens, and children. She is a board-certified family medicine physician. Her professional interests include women’s health, pregnancy and newborn care, full spectrum Family Medicine, as well as equity in healthcare. Her research interests include equity in healthcare, clinician resilience and how to use technology in innovative ways to provide high quaity healthcare. In her leisure time, she enjoys camping, biking, skiing and spending time with her family. She is fluent in German and functional in medical Spanish. The privilege of caring for others in important, vulnerable, and life-changing moments is Dr. Spiess's highest honor. Dr. Spiess sees patients at the University of Utah Madsen Family Health Center.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Family & Preventive Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Family Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Family Medicine

    Education history

    Residency Family & Preventive Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Human Development - University of California, San Diego Eleanor Roosevelt College B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Owens RW, Whittaker TC, Galt A, Stoesser K, Spiess S, Mervis MJ, Curtin AD, Gardner E, Ose D (2023). Evaluating maternal health capacity building in rural and underserved areas: a research protocol. Rural Remote Health, 23(4), 8372. (Read full article)
    2. Spiess ST, Gardner E, Turner C, Galt A, Fortenberry K, Ho T, Knox J, Ose D (2023). We Cannot Put This Genie Back in the Bottle: Qualitative Interview Study Among Family Medicine Providers About Their Experiences With Virtual Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Med Internet Res, 25, e43877. (Read full article)
    3. Ho TF, Fortenberry KT, Gardner E, Turner C, Knox J, Spiess S, Ose DJ (2023). Perceived Impact of Virtual Visits on Access to Care in Family Medicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study of Benefits and Challenges. J Prim Care Community Health, 14, 21501319231220118. (Read full article)
    4. Wolferz R, Fotoohi M, Spiess S, Ose D, Vukelic B, Fortenberry KT (2022). Does Exercise During Pregnancy Decrease the Risk of Developing Hypertensive Disorders? Am Fam Physician, 106(1), 87-88. (Read full article)
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