Dr. John B Sorensen, MD | Surgeon

Nephi, Utah: Central Valley Medical Center is excited to add another amazing surgeon to our team. Starting on March 1, 2017 Dr. John B Sorensen will join Dr. Richard Anderson and the outstanding surgical staff here at CVMC as a new general surgeon.

I am pleased to welcome my new partner, John Sorensen, M.D. I have known Dr. Sorensen for more than 25 years from the time I was a resident at the University of Utah," said Richard Anderson MD, General Surgeon at Central Valley Medical Center. "Together, we will be able to provide an unprecedented level of general surgical care to the residents of Juab and surrounding areas.”

Being an esteemed Board Certified in General Surgery, Dr. Sorensen has spent the last three years at Desert View Hospital in Pahrump Nevada, as the Head of Surgery, after spending the eight years before that running the transplant team at the University of Utah, School of Medicine.

With a fellowship training in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery, his practice has focused on general, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, liver and kidney transplantation, laparoscopic procedures including kidney donation, and dialysis access procedures. Dr. Sorensen has also worked as a trauma surgeon at three different level 1 trauma centers and is a certified Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor.

This world-class surgeon received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his general surgery residency at the Western Reserve Care System, North Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, and a fellowship in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Sorensen not only enjoys serving his local community but serving his country and fellow countrymen as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps and has served four tours of overseas duty since 2001.

Central Valley Medical Center is a strong, vital organization in the Central Utah area, offering a broad spectrum of care and many specialty services that are not often found in a rural hospital. Dr. Sorensen’s office is located at 48 West 1500 North, Nephi, Utah 84648 in the Nephi Medical Clinic at CVMC. Appointments can be scheduled with his amazing and friendly staff at (435) 623-3233.