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Sharon M. Weinstein, M.D., FAAHPM

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-0157 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map
(801) 582-1565 VA - Building #1
500 S Foothill Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84148

Bio

Sharon M. Weinstein MD, FAAHPM is Chief of Holistic Medicine at the Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) physician and investigator, a professor of anesthesiology and adjunct associate professor of neurology and internal medicine (oncology) at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. She is the director of Supportive Oncology/Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Huntsman Cancer Institute. She is a pain medicine and palliative care consultant at Primary Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Weinstein earned her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where she also completed her residency in neurology. She was a fellow in pain medicine at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Weinstein is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with a certificate of added qualification in pain medicine and is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in hospice and palliative medicine. She has a background in dance, massage therapy and complementary medicine.

Dr. Weinstein was elected fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2009. She received the 2010 Regence Foundation Sojourns Award for leadership in Palliative Care, and designated the $50,000 grant to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation for the Albert A. Weinstein Memorial Palliative Medicine Training Award, in memory of her father. She is a faculty scholar of the Open Society Institute’s Project on Death in America. She was awarded a clinical oncology career development award by the American Cancer Society for her research in post-amputation phantom pain. Dr. Weinstein is the associate editor for supportive oncology for the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, is a section editor of Current Pain and Headache Reports, and serves on the editorial board of CNS Special Edition. She enjoys spending time with her family including two grandchildren, listening to music, dancing, writing poetry, reading and being in the natural world.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Professor
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Oncology
Pediatric Administration
Board Certification American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Pain Medicine)
Cancer Center Programs Affiliate, non-programmatically aligned

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Pain and Cancer
  • Opioid-Induced Bowel Constipation

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Professor
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Oncology
Pediatric Administration
Board Certification American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Pain Medicine)
Cancer Center Programs Affiliate, non-programmatically aligned

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-0112 Huntsman Cancer Institute
Supportive Oncology/Pain Medicine and Palliative Care
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-6393 University Hospital
Anesthesiology
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 582-1565 Ext 2681 Veterans Administration Medical Center
Holistic Medicine
500 S Foothill Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84149

Academic Bio

Sharon M. Weinstein MD, FAAHPM is Chief of Holistic Medicine at the Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) physician and investigator, a professor of anesthesiology and adjunct associate professor of neurology and internal medicine (oncology) at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. She is the director of Supportive Oncology/Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Huntsman Cancer Institute. She is a pain medicine and palliative care consultant at Primary Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Weinstein earned her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where she also completed her residency in neurology. She was a fellow in pain medicine at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Weinstein is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with a certificate of added qualification in pain medicine and is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in hospice and palliative medicine. She has a background in dance, massage therapy and complementary medicine.

Dr. Weinstein was elected fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2009. She received the 2010 Regence Foundation Sojourns Award for leadership in Palliative Care, and designated the $50,000 grant to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation for the Albert A. Weinstein Memorial Palliative Medicine Training Award, in memory of her father. She is a faculty scholar of the Open Society Institute’s Project on Death in America. She was awarded a clinical oncology career development award by the American Cancer Society for her research in post-amputation phantom pain. Dr. Weinstein is the associate editor for supportive oncology for the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, is a section editor of Current Pain and Headache Reports, and serves on the editorial board of CNS Special Edition. She enjoys spending time with her family including two grandchildren, listening to music, dancing, writing poetry, reading and being in the natural world.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Pain
Fellow
Chief Resident Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Neurology
Chief Resident
Residency Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Neurology
Resident
Internship Montefiore Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical Albert Einstein College of Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Empire State College
B.S.

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