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Lynn A. Gershan, M.D., C.M.

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-3599 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Integrative Services
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Lynn Gershan received her medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine, completed her Pediatric residency at Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University, and her Neonatology Fellowship at St. Louis University. She was on the Faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin and then in private practice Pediatrics for 13 years. Subsequently, she acquired training in Medical Acupuncture through UCLA-David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Gershan is board-certified in Pediatrics

and Medical Acupuncture.

Dr. Gershan is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Inpatient Medicine at Primary Children’s Medical Center. As the Medical Director of the Pediatric Integrative Medicine Program, her specific clinical interests are in combining complementary healing approaches with traditional allopathic medicine to relieve pain and anxiety in children.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Medical Acupuncture

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Integrative Medicine

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Medical Acupuncture

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-3645 Primary Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Inpatient Medicine, Pediatric Integrative Medicine
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Lynn Gershan received her medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine, completed her Pediatric residency at Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University, and her Neonatology Fellowship at St. Louis University. She was on the Faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin and then in private practice Pediatrics for 13 years. Subsequently, she acquired training in Medical Acupuncture through UCLA-David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Gershan is board-certified in Pediatrics

and Medical Acupuncture.

Dr. Gershan is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Inpatient Medicine at Primary Children’s Medical Center. As the Medical Director of the Pediatric Integrative Medicine Program, her specific clinical interests are in combining complementary healing approaches with traditional allopathic medicine to relieve pain and anxiety in children.

Her academic interests include methods of incorporating Integrative Medicine into everyday Pediatric practice in the hospital setting. She provides consultation for patients with pain problems and chronic illness, as well as those whose families wish to incorporate such modalities as: therapeutic use of essential oils; mind-body therapies including hypnosis, relaxation and breathing practices, guided imagery; and Five Elements Nutritional Therapy into a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Gershan's primary research interest is the effects of complementary therapies on the autonomic nervous system in children with pain and anxiety.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship St. Louis University School of Medicine
Neonatology
Fellow
Fellowship Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
Neonatology
Fellow
Residency Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship/Residency University of Michigan Medical Center
Pediatrics
Intern/Resident
Professional Medical McGill University
Medicine
M.D., C.M.
Graduate Training Long Island University, C.W. Post College
Biology
Postbaccalaureate Studies
Undergraduate Adelphi University
Biology
B.S.
Undergraduate St. John's University
Biology

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