Dr. John D. Kriesel MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. John Kriesel is an infectious disease specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Utah Health Care - Hospital and Clinics and Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Kriesel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at University of Utah Health Care - Hospital and Clinics and one of 14 at Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Utah
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1991

University of Utah
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1991 - 1994

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Helicase-primase inhibitor pritelivir for HSV-2 infection.
Wald, A.,Corey, L.,Timmler, B.,Magaret, A.,Warren, T.,Tyring, S.,Johnston, C.,Kriesel, J.,Fife, K.,Galitz, L.,Stoelben, S.,Huang, M. L.,Selke, S.,Stobernack, H. P.,Ruebsamen-Schaeff, H.,Birkmann, A.

C21orf91 genotypes correlate with herpes simplex labialis (cold sore) frequency: description of a cold sore susceptibility gene.
Kriesel, J.D., Jones, B.B., Matsunami, N., Patel, M.K., St Pierre, C.A., Kurt-Jones, E.A., Finberg, R.W., Leppert, M., Hobbs, M.R.

Identification of a herpes simplex labialis susceptibility region on human chromosome 21.
Hobbs, M.R., Jones, B.B., Otterud, B.E., Leppert, M., Kriesel, J.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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