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Christopher J. Goerdt, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office
4249 IRL
105 E 9th St
Coralville, IA 52242


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

Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association
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


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.

Goerdt, C. J. (2015). Medical Residents Clinic Director's "Orientation Manual". Society of General Internal Medicine.

Kreiter, C. D., Haugen, T., Leaven, T., Goerdt, C., Rosenthal, N., McGaghie, W. C. & Dee, F. (2011). A report on the piloting of a novel computer-based medical case simulation for teaching and formative assessment of diagnostic laboratory testing. Medical Education Online, 16. PMID: 21249173.

Wolinsky, F. D., Vander Weg, M. W., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P., Martin, R., Luger, T. M., Duff, K., Goerdt, C., Wolfe, S. & Dotson, M. M. (2011). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to improve cognitive functioning in older adults: the Iowa Healthy and Active Minds Study. BMJ Open, 1(2), e000218. PMID: 22021885.

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., 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.

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.