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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (34)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kristen Updegraff, Family Practitioner is Excellent. Dr. Updegraff has been reviewed by 126 patients who have provided 34 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Updegraff graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. She has 8 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2013, 2015)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level II
Physician Office Systems Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level III
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2014 - 2017)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014 - 2017)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Savannah, GA
Family Practitioner


Dr. Updegraff has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Health University Medical Center 
  • East Georgia Regional Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Kristen Updegraff MD is a female Family Practitioner, has 12 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Kristen Updegraff practice?
Dr. Kristen Updegraff has 1 office location.
Dr. Kristen Updegraff practices Family Medicine near Savannah, GA.
See Savannah Family Physicians.