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The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Opitz is Excellent. Dr. Opitz has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. John Opitz, MD is board certified in Clinical Genetics (M.D.).

  • He has special expertise in 34 areas:
  • Aneuploidy
  • Birth Defects or Abnormalities (Congenital Abnormalities)
  • Brain Disorder
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Chromosome Deletion
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Congenital Foot Deformities
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Limb Deformities
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Craniofacial Dysostosis (Cleft Palate)
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Down Syndrome
  • Extra finger or toe (Polydactyly)
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Fetal Diseases
  • Fetal Growth Retardation
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Growth Disorders
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Education & Awards

Dr. Opitz graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City. He has 11 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Birth Defects or Abnormalities (Congenital Abnormalities)
Chromosome Aberrations
Chromosome Disorders
Congenital Foot Deformities
Congenital Hand Deformities
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Limb Deformities
Craniofacial Abnormalities
Growth Disorders
Mental Retardation
Noonan Syndrome

Affiliations

Dr. Opitz has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Primary Children+s Medical Center 
  • University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics 
  • University of Utah Health Care 

Languages

  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. John Marius Opitz MD is a male Medical Geneticist and practices in Clinical Genetics and M.D..
Where does Dr. John M. Opitz practice?
Dr. John Opitz has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Opitz practices Clinical Genetics and M.D. near Salt Lake City, UT.
Additional practice locations include: Riverton, UT.
See Salt Lake City Geneticists.