Christopher J. Goerdt, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office: 4249 IRL
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, University of Iowa
MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Internship, International Studies, University of Iowa
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fellow, General Internal Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center and University of Minnesota

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine


Anthony, C. A., Polgreen, L. A., Chounramany, J., Foster, E. D., Goerdt, C. J., Miller, M. L., Suneja, M., Segre, A. M., Carter, B. L. & Polgreen, P. M. (2015). Outpatient blood pressure monitoring using bi-directional text messaging. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, 9(5), 375-81. PMID: 25771023.

Ernst, M., Carter, B., Goerdt, C. J., Steffensmeier, J., Phillips, B., Zimmerman, M. & Bergus, G. (2006). Comparative antihypertensive effects of hydrochlorothiazide and chlorthalidone on ambulatory and office blood pressure. Hypertension, 47, 352-358. PMID: 16432050.

Goerdt, C. J. (2000). Peripheral artery disease. In Saunders' Manual of Medical Practice. Rakel RE (Ed.).

Ely, J., Dawson, J., Young, P., Doebbeling, B., Goerdt, C. J., Elder, M. & Ollick, R. (1999). Malpractice claims against family physicians: Are the best doctors sued more?. J Fam Prac, 48(1), 23-30. PMID: 9934379.

Carney, C. P., Yates, W. R., Goerdt, C. J. & Doebbeling, B. N. (1998). Psychiatrists' and internists' knowledge and attitudes about delivery of clinical preventive medical services. Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 49(12), 1594-600. PMID: 9856623.

Ely, J. W., Goerdt, C. J., Bergus, G. R., West, C. P., Dawson, J. D. & Doebbeling, B. N. (1998). The effect of physician characteristics on compliance with adult preventive care guidelines. Family Medicine, 30(1), 34-9. PMID: 9460614.

Goerdt, C. J. (1996). Peripheral arterial disease. In Saunders' Manual of Medical Practice. Rake RE (Ed.).

Goerdt, C. J., Bloomfield-Rubins, H., Swaim, W. & Folsom, A. (1995). Can phenytoin lower plasma fibrinogen concentrations?. Thromb Res, 79(3), 231-236. PMID: 8533119.

Goerdt, C., Keith, M. & Rubins, H. B. (1995). Effects of phenytoin on plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in men with low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Journal of clinical pharmacology, 35(8), 767-75. PMID: 8522632.