Paul E. Wirkus, MD

Accepting New Patients
Cultural Competency Training: No

Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5
Comments: 16
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  • English
  • German

Hospital Affiliation

  • Intermountain Medical Center
  • Primary Children s Hospital
    • Wasatch Pediatrics - Cottonwood

    • (801) 747-8700
    • 5770 S 250 E Ste 290 Murray UT, 84107
      • Yes
      • Mon thru Fri 8:30AM - 7PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • SelectHealth Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
      • SelectHealth Value
    • Training

    • Residency

      University of Utah Medical Center - Salt Lake City, UT, 1989 - 1993

    • Fellowship

      University of Utah Medical Center - Salt Lake City, UT, 1993 - 1995

    • Degree

      University Of Utah School Of Medicine

      Salt Lake City, UT in Doctor of Medicine,

    • Board Certification


      Certification does not expire

Patient Ratings

Overall rating
4.9 out of 5  (33)
  • Rate provider

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider explained in way you understand

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider listened to you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider respected you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider spent enough time with you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider know your medical history

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider discussed treatment options

    5.0 out of 5
  • Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.8 out of 5
  • CP concern for questions/worries

    5.0 out of 5
  • Give easy to understand instruction

    4.9 out of 5
  • Wait time at clinic

    4.8 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for care right away

    5.0 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for check-up or routine care

    4.5 out of 5
  • See the provider within 15 minutes of your appointment time

    4.8 out of 5
  • CP explanations of prob/condition

    5.0 out of 5
  • CP efforts to include in decisions

    5.0 out of 5
  • Likelihood of recommending CP

    5.0 out of 5
  • Ease of contacting(e.g., email, phone, web portal) the clinic

    4.9 out of 5
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the nationally developed CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey. Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Reviews

Overall rating
4.9 out of 5 (16)
    Experienced on Oct 16, 2019

    Dr. Wirkus takes time to talk directly to kids, not rushing and valuing their answers.

    Experienced on Oct 16, 2019

    I recommend Wasatch Pediatrics and Dr. Wirkus to every one who asks!

    Experienced on Aug 27, 2019

    Dr. Wirkus is caring and informed.

    Experienced on Aug 12, 2019

    I also love Dr. Wirkus. He's always supportive, positive, and friendly. I completely trust him with my children.

    Experienced on Jun 05, 2019

    Love Dr. Wirkus and his staff!

    Experienced on May 27, 2019

    We LOVE Dr. Wirkus and recommend him to everyone! He is so good at listening to our concerns and explaining answers in an easy to understand way. He is also very friendly and kind.

    Experienced on Apr 07, 2019

    Always greeted with a happy laugh & a warm welcome. Great staff and very helpful in many ways.

    Experienced on Apr 07, 2019

    Been coming here for years & never have had any issues with anything really.

    Experienced on Mar 10, 2019

    Excellent physician.

    Experienced on Feb 26, 2019

    Doctor Wirkus has been our children's physician for 15 years. He is always friendly, respectful, and he communicates well with our children & us. We are grateful for how well we feel that he and his staff have cared for our children.

    Experienced on Feb 25, 2019

    Dr. Wirkus is the best doctor I've ever had! We love him & appreciate him so much!

    Experienced on Feb 04, 2019

    Extremely difficult to get a well check appointment.

    Experienced on Jan 22, 2019

    Dr. Wirkus & [...] are amazing! They truly care & are always willing to go the extra mile to care for my child, they make an effort to connect with her, make her (and mom) feel like humans, not numbers. I love them.

    Experienced on Jan 03, 2019

    Dr. Wirkus took extra time to see my son. He listened well and showed genuine care!

    Experienced on Dec 28, 2018

    Awesome staff! Helpful and easy to talk to!

    Experienced on Dec 28, 2018

    Great staff! Always helpful and listen to our concerns. Love them!