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Specializes in Addiction Medicine • Male • Age 44

5689 S Redwood Rd Unit 30
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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Hospital Quality

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St. Mark's Hospital
1200 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

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Alpine Center for Personal Growth
Alpine Center for Personal Growth
5689 S Redwood Rd Unit 30
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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    Dr. Ponce's Experience

    Dr. Ponce's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Addiction Medicine
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    Procedures Dr. Ponce Performs

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    • Addiction
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    Background Check for Dr. Ponce

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Professional Misconduct  (5/3/2012)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Dr. Sean A Ponce; License # 4976571-1205

      Nature of Complaint:

      Respondent engaged in unprofessional and unlawful conduct in his practice of medicine with respect to controlled substances and legend drugs and by failing to properly evaluate patients, create a treatment plan and conduct period reviews as required by the "2004 Model Policy for the Use of Controlled Substances for the Treatment of Pain".

      Action Taken:

      Respondent's licenses to practice as a physician/surgeon and to administer/prescribe controlled substances were given a public reprimand for engaging in the conduct referenced in this Stipulation/Order. Respondent was also ordered to pay a $1500 fine within 90 days. Respondent was also ordered to cease and desist from engaging in the unprofessional/unlawful conduct identified in the Division's Stipulation/Order.

    • State: Utah
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine Portland Or

    Residency Hospital

    St. Mary's Healthcare Foundation
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ponce & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Ponce's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ponce

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponce to family and friends

    23 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Ponce's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 22 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ponce
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    23 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Alpine Center for Personal Growth
    5689 S Redwood Rd Unit 30
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801) 268-1715 (Office)
    (801) 268-1783 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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