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Janet K. Harnsberger, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-2900 PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065

Bio

Dr. Janet Harnsberger received her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the University Of Utah School of Medicine and then continued at the U of U for her fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. She was in private practice in Salt Lake City until July 2012 when she joined the University Medical School faculty. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Dr. Harnsberger is currently a clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She is a member of the national Scientific Advisory Boards for Pediatric Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease and for Pediatric Celiac Disease. She has been named to the Best Doctor’s in America yearly since 1998.

She sees patients at Primary Children’s Medical Center and Primary Children’s Riverton Hospital. She will continue to teach about Pediatric Gastroenterology topics locally, nationally and internationally. She has started a collaborative research project to study the outcomes of surgical treatments for children with complex constipation.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Gastroenterology)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Gastroenterology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-2900 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Janet Harnsberger’s research career began when she was an undergraduate student at the University of California analyzing signaling pathways in the metabolism of the branched-chain amino acids. As a medical student at UCLA she was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the immunologic status of infants born in East Africa. During her years as a Pediatric Gastroenterologist she has researched and published in the area of surgical outcomes for treatment of gastroenterology and liver diseases.

Dr. Harnsberger has been an active member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) since 1983. She has chaired the Clinical Practice Committee as well as working with the Maintenance of Certification Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Scientific Advisory Board for Celiac Disease, the Scientific Advisory Board for Pediatric Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease, and the NASPGHAN Task Force on Collaborative Research. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN) and is currently a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Pediatrics.

Dr. Harnsberger has a passion for sharing her Pediatric GI knowledge with her medical community. To this end she has lectured extensively at local, national and international meetings about Pediatric Gastroenterology conditions. She has started a collaborative research project to study the results of surgical treatments for children with complex constipation.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Gastroenterology and Cystic Fibrosis
Fellow
Chief Resident University of Utah and Primary Children’s Medical Center
Pediatrics
Chief Resident
Chief Resident University of Utah and Primary Childrens Medical Center
Pediatrics
Chief Resident
Internship/Residency University of Utah
Pediatrics
Intern/Resident
Professional Medical University of California - Los Angeles
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of California - Irvine
Biology Science
B.Sc.

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