Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

104 Patient Ratings
64 Patient Comments

Jennifer A. Goldman-Luthy, M.D., M.R.P., F.A.A.P.

Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

104 Patient Ratings
64 Patient Comments



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Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2205
University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132




Jennifer Goldman-Luthy, MD, MRP, FAAP, completed her medical degree at the Oregon Health and Science University, followed by a clinical residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Since 2011 she has practiced general pediatrics at the University Pediatrics Clinic (Clinic 6) and also attends in the Well Baby Nursery at the University Hospital. She writes for the Medical Home Portal (, a web resource for professionals and families of children with various medical conditions, and she completed the Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) program in 2012. Service activities include physician-advisor for the Salt Lake School District and quality improvement efforts in the clinic. She enjoys caring for all kinds of children and adolescents, including medically complex children, premature babies, and children with mental health or behavioral issues.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
My confidence in care provider
Time care provider spent with me
Care provider spoke using clear language
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
Wait time at clinic
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

December 11, 2016

We think Dr. Goldman-Luthy is amazing.

November 04, 2016

We have not sought medical care from a pediatrician since Dr. Norlin retired. Because of the nature of my child's condition, I felt it necessary to bring her into the clinic quickly. Although our appointment was based on practitioners available at the time, I was extremely pleased to have met with Dr. Goldman Luthy. She was attentive, caring and straightforward. My children do not suffer fools and are difficult to impress, but they all commented on how much they appreciated Dr. Goldman Luthy.

September 28, 2016

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is amazing. We are so lucky to be in her care.

September 21, 2016

Love Dr. Goldman-Luthy!

August 30, 2016

we have complete confidence in Dr Goldman-Luthy

July 06, 2016

Always a well-informed visit with Dr. Goldman-Luthy! We leave feeling like we are doing a good job as parents, yet we don't feel like she is holding back on things we should be doing (i.e., getting our daughter to her first dentist appointment). She's a fantastic physician.

April 18, 2016

excellent doctor

April 14, 2016

Dr. Goldman Luthy is amazing! We were in for a quick appointment, but she spent lots of time with us to provide additional information, answer questions, and make sure I was comfortable with everything. It's wonderful to have a provider who cares so much for her patients.

March 23, 2016

I have recommended Dr. Goldman-Luthy to many friends. Unfortunately she isn't taking new patients but I would recommend her to anyone. She always makes us feel like we are the only patients there. She treats our little guy so well and he just loves her.

March 09, 2016

I love and trust all of the providers, including the residents and med students under the physician's teaching

March 07, 2016

Dr. Goldman-Luthy always answers all the questions we may have as paranoid first-time parents. She also speaks to us intelligently and clearly.

February 08, 2016

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is always caring and very attentive to my child.

January 18, 2016

We love Dr. Goldman-Luthy. She is great with our son!

January 13, 2016

We love Dr. Goldman-Luthy! She was recommended to us by a friend who has been taking his daughters to her for years and we are so happy that we took his recommendation. She is always so friendly and wonderful with our baby and makes us feel at ease as new parents. I really appreciate that I can ask any question, even if it feels silly. As a new mom, you're not quite sure what to expect! But she never made me feel bad for asking. I would definitely recommend her to other people and I already have!

January 06, 2016

Dr. Goldman-Luthy always makes us feel important. She has a wealth of knowledge, takes time to listen to our concerns and gives thoughtful answers, often following up later. She is a wonderful pediatrician.

December 13, 2015

Dr Goldman-Luthy is exceptional as always. Very thorough in care and explanations and has been very supportive.

November 21, 2015

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is great! We would recommend her for sure.

October 24, 2015

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is always willing to spend time with any questions I might have. She is very awesome with my baby.

October 11, 2015

at first this dr was very nice and was very sweet to my daughter but as the appt went further as I was asking questions and expressing concerns about the medications she prescribed my daughter she rushed me out and actually said she has to attend to another patient who was waiting. I almost felt that she was annoyed with my questions. this was even more frustrating because my daughters primary physician at the U hospital would have never treated us this way.

October 05, 2015

Dr. Goldman Luthy is wonderful. She spends so much time with us and we can tell she is very concerned about our child. Would definitely recommend her!

September 28, 2015

She was wonderful with my daughter. My daughter allowed her to do the exam and was cooperative.

September 21, 2015

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is extremely thorough and spends the time necessary to make the child comfortable. She's a fantastic doctor.

September 14, 2015

We love Dr. Goldman-Luthy and she got us in within a couple of hours for our issue. She is always attentive, informative, pleasant, and good with our children...they adore her.

September 12, 2015

Dr Goldman-Luthy is the best. we have the utmost confidence in her! we recommend her frequently!

August 21, 2015

Always impressed with the exceptional care provided by Dr Goldman-Luthy and the entire clinic staff. I routinely recommend this clinic to others looking for an excellent pediatrician.

July 26, 2015

this doctor is very thorough

June 25, 2015

This was our first visit to see Dr. Goldman-Luthy and I was very impressed with her. She was very kind and playful with my baby while being very informative with me.

June 24, 2015

Care provider called with test results as soon as she received them and gave specific information that help us.

May 25, 2015

Dr Goldman-Luthy is an excellent doctor! We are so lucky to have found her. She answers all my questions and puts me at ease about worries.

May 20, 2015

Dr Goldman Luthy spent so much time with us and asked lots of questions. She provided great preventive advice.

May 03, 2015

Dr. Goldman-Luthy listened to all of our concerns and explained what we needed to do resolve some of the issues that Lucy has.

April 27, 2015

Dr. Goldman-Luthy always addresses all our concerns & spends a lot of time with us. We think that she is great

April 24, 2015

Dr. Goldman-Luthy was Awesome! I really loved the way she treated my son and I! I would recommend her!

April 22, 2015

the doctor is very good and prefersional

April 18, 2015

It was good.

February 15, 2015

We had different insurance for a while. We had to see a different doc. I came back to doctor Goldman luthy and drive 40 minutes to get there, because she is so worth it!! Best pediatrician hands down!!

February 15, 2015

we love dr Goldman! she is thoughtful caring and compassionate

February 09, 2015

We are so thankful for Dr. Goldman Luthy. She is insightful, kind, compassionate to whatever is going on with our child, and explains everything well. I love that she doesn't make us feel like we are overly worried parents, but instead listens carefully to any piece of information we are giving to try to shed light on what might be going on. She is fantastic!

November 29, 2014

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is amazing!! I feel like she truly cares and she takes her time with her patients.

November 24, 2014

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is consistently a superior physician. We have always thought very highly of her.

October 26, 2014

I recommend Dr. Goldman -Luthy to all my friends!

October 23, 2014

I really liked Dr. Goldman-Luthy. I didn't feel rushed and she spent time on each of my questions and gave reasons for why she made the suggestions she did. this gave me much more confidence in her care.

October 16, 2014

Dr Goldman-Luthy is amazing. She knows how to talk to my kids and to get them to answer her. you can see the love that she carries for all of her patient with the care that she shows them. She see's my son as well and always asks how the other one is doing if I only have one child with me. SHE IS AMAZING!!!!

October 06, 2014

Dr. Goldman Luthy is always so friendly and nice - she is great with my son. She really tries to get on their level and is great at interacting with both him and I alike.

June 18, 2014

The dr is just amazing. She took the time to make sure all of my childs need were met and all my questions were answered. She goes above and beyond for us. Just love her.

May 06, 2014

My husband and I both loved Dr. Goldman Luthy! She has such a great bedside manner, was incredibly informative, put our minds at ease, and seems very genuine. We would recommend her to anyone.

April 14, 2014

We love Dr. Goldman-Luthy! She is so kind and is very good with kids. I have all the confidence in her treating my son!

April 03, 2014

Answered our questions and didn't just wave off a question because she thought we should know the answer. She was very helpful in easing our minds about concerns we had.

March 13, 2014

Elizabeth was admitted to the hospital during/after this visit -- and I appreciate how easy and effortless Doctor Goldman-Lufty and her staff made it to get chest x-rays, do a breathing treatment, monitor her pulse & oxygen. The process was smooth. Staff at all levels were willing to help and facilitate the admission process for us. Everyone was concerned and responsive, but always explained to us what was going on and there was no sense of panic or rush ..... it was the best possible scenario for the unfortunate circumstances we had that day.

February 25, 2014

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is fantastic. She knows how to get kids to respond to her, and makes themfeel like they are involved in their exam so they are not afraid. I have recommended her to friends and will continue to do so. She is outstanding!

January 31, 2014

I have already recommended her to others. She is personable and relates well to the kids. She is competent and is able to express concern over a legitimate issue without making it into something bigger than it is. I really appreciate her!

December 19, 2013

Dr. Goldman-Luthy has always been very nice and friendly and always engages with us and my son. She is a wonderful provider.

November 25, 2013

We were previously patients of another peds provider who has left the U of U. This was our second visit with Goldman-Luthy and we have been very happy with her care of our daughters. We continue to be very happy with all of our experiences in the peds clinic.

November 13, 2013

The resident was professional and good with toddlers. I think she provided a good physical exam and communicated all findings/ recommendations well.

November 08, 2013

Dr. Goldman-Luthy is attentive, thoughtful, and has an excellent knowledge base. I trust her with all medical decisions, and my children enjoy coming to their pediatric visits with her.

October 07, 2013

Dr. Goldman-Luthy was wonderful & interacted with my child very effectively. She spend sufficient time with us & I am very pleased with her as a provider.

October 04, 2013

Did not meet with the care provider. This was a nurse only visit.

August 12, 2013

We love Dr. Goldman Luthy. She really listens to us. She is willing to take into account the intangible worries we have, and help us try to resolve them.

August 05, 2013

THis was our first visit with this provider and we were very impressed by her.

July 15, 2013

She is always friendly and easy to communicate with. I like how she also remembers the previous visits we've had with her and gives helpful tips to take care of other issues my kids might bring up during the visit (like, itchy feet). :o)

July 15, 2013

Dr. Goldman-Luthy obviously cares about my kids. She does a good job of attending to concerns but not over-reacting or over-prescribing medication. She cares about them beyond their physical health and interacts so gently with them. I really appreciate her.

July 15, 2013

Dr had to cut our appointment short due to an emergent situation with another patient. It seemed to be an overall busy clinic day and dr was a little distracted because of this. We had a routine visit so it wasn't a big deal. However, our daughter almost ended up getting an extra immunization that she didn't need but we ended up waiting for the following week to have it done which prevented her from receiving that extra immunization!

June 04, 2013

Dr. Goldman Luthy is an excellent doctor!

April 03, 2013

We absolutely love Dr. Goldman-Luthy and feel that she gives us the best care possible!

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Population Health Management and Quality Improvement
  • Public Health/School Health
  • Children and adolescent psychosocial development and mental health
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • ADHD

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-1017 Williams Building
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Jennifer Goldman-Luthy, M.D., M.R.P, completed undergraduate training at Honors College at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon in 1994 which included a year of international development work focusing on women and children’s health in Morocco. She then earned a Masters in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where she focused on community development and mediating large group disputes. After serving as the first AmeriCorps program director for the Northwest Youth Corps and then as an Assistant Planner for the Lane Council of Governments in Eugene, Oregon, Dr. Goldman-Luthy began a career in medicine.

Dr. Goldman-Luthy finished a medical degree at the Oregon Health & Science University in 2008, followed by residency in General Pediatrics at the University of Utah/Primary Children's Medical Center from 2008-2011. While at Oregon Health & Science University, she served as her class representative to the Medical School Curriculum Committee and organized various interest groups. During residency she served as a representative to the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is currently a member ot the American Academy of Pediatrics including the Council on Children with Disabilities and Council on School Health, the Section on Integrative Medicine, and the Utah AAP chapter, as well as a member of the Academic Pediatrics Association.

She joined the University of Utah General Pediatrics Department in 2011 and practices general pediatrics at the University Pediatrics Clinic (Clinic 6) at the University Hospital. She also attends in the Well Baby and Intermediate Nursery at the University Hospital. In both settings she provides clinical supervision of residents and medical students in addition to direct patient care. Dr. Goldman-Luthy completed the Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND) program during the first year of her faculty appointment. Since 2012 she has been an author and editor for the Medical Home Portal, with major contributions to web modules including primary care of the preterm infant after the NICU, ADHD, hearing impairment, and medical technologies. Prior clinical activities included consulting at the Child Development Clinic at the Utah Department of Health (2011-2012) and caring for medically complex children as part of the Comprehensive Care Program (2012-2013). Professional service activities include physician-advisor for the Salt Lake School District since 2012, quality improvement programs in clinic (including genetics in primary care, preventing toxic stress/adverse childhood outcomes, and forthcoming antibiotic stewardship), and resident mentoring. Her research interests include children with special health care needs, mental and behavioral health, and school health.


Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND)
Residency Primary Children’s Medical Center/University of Utah
Categorical Pediatrics
Professional Medical Oregon Health & Science University
Graduate Training University of North Carolina
Environmental and land use planning and policy
Internship QUEST (Quaker Experiential Service and Training)
Undergraduate University of Oregon Honors College
International Studies with departmental honors, Magna Cum Laude
Undergraduate University of Minnesota
International Development, Morocco Program
Internship University of Minnesota
Program in Azilal, Morocco


Selected Provider Publications


  1. Goldman-Luthy J (01/01/2016). ADHD Medication Tables. A downloadable list of stimulant and non-stimulant medications used to manage ADHD, with doses, formulations, and generic and brand names. Periodically updated [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available: file:///C:/Users/u0622254/Downloads/ADHD%20Medication%20Tables.pdf.
  2. Goldman-Luthy J Steinmann M (11/30/2016). Anxiety Disorders. Web module about diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders in children with special emphasis on anxiety in children with special health care needs [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  3. Goldman-Luthy J, Clayton J (Dec 2015). Formulas. Web resource about infant and pediatric formulas, components, and use. Includes charts of different kinds of formulas for premature infants, term infants, and older children [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  4. Goldman-Luthy J (Oct 2015). ADHD for Educators and School Professionals. Information and resources for assisting school personnel to work more effectively with children with ADHD and to facilitate communication with families and primary care providers about students with ADHD and related behaviors [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  5. Goldman-Luthy J, Winter S, Brown S (June 2015). Premature Infant Follow-Up. Web module includes background information, common care issues, treatment and management, practice guidelines/lit review, and services and resources for outpatient (post-NICU) primary care of premature infants [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  6. Goldman-Luthy J, Kerr L, Nolan R (April 2015). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Web module includes introduction, diagnosis, treatment and management, practice guidelines/lit review, and services and resources, as well as a medication reference table [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  7. Samson-Fang L, Goldman-Luthy J, Meier J, Hartling C (April 2014). Tracheostomy. Web resource describing tracheostomy parts, care, and complications [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  8. Norlin C, Hendershot R Uchida D, Goldman-Luthy J (December 2013). Asthma. Web module includes introduction, diagnosis, treatment and management, practice guidelines/lit review, and services and resources [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  9. Goldman-Luthy J, Jolma C, Harward R, Park A, Carey J, Foust T, Kimberling W (November 2013). Hearing Loss and Deafness. Web module includes screening and diagnosis, treatment and management, practice guidelines/lit review, and services and resources [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  10. Goldman-Luthy J (March 2013). Health Supervision Guidelines. Web resource discussing and linking to various health supervision guidelines for pediatric medical conditions [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  11. Goldman-Luthy J (January 2013). Medical Technology. Web page serving as overview of medical technology resources for physicians [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  12. Goldman-Luthy J (05/01/2013). Feeding Tubes and Gastrostomies. Web resource explaining feeding tube equipment, care, and complications. Major review and updates completed in April 2015 [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  13. Goldman-Luthy J (September 2012). Assistive Technology. Web page introducting various types of assistive technology to parents of medically complex children [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal. Available:
  14. Goldman-Luthy J, OGorman M (In Press). Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. A web resource for primary care clinicians caring for children with GERD, with emphasis on management in children with special health care needs [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal.
  15. Goldman-Luthy J (In Press). Constipation. Web module with background information, common care issues, treatment and management, practice guidelines/lit review, and services and resources regarding pediatric constipation [Web]. Salt Lake City: Medical Home Portal.


  1. Goldman-Luthy J, Hobson-Rohrer W, Winter S, Ortiz E (2012). Health Education for Latino Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Poster session presented at American Academy of Pediatrics - 2012 AAP National Conference and Exhibition (Pediatrics for the 21st Century (Peds-21), New Orleans.

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