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Lisa L. Giles

Lisa L. Giles, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building

801-313-7711
  • L. Giles, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Dr. Giles received her medical degree from the University Of Utah School Of Medicine and completed a combined residency in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Currently, Dr. Giles is the medical director of Consultation, Crisis, and Community Behavioral Health Services at Primary Children’s Hospital. As a board certified pediatrician and child psychiatrist, she is interested in the behavioral and psychiatric comorbidities of youth with chronic physical illness. Dr. Giles also has an interest in the primary care treatment of psychiatric illness, improving integration between pediatrics and child psychiatry, and preventing youth suicide. She works with youth hospitalized at Primary Children’s Hospital, in the Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic at Eccles and at Hillcrest Pediatrics.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
  • L. Giles, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Dr. Giles received her medical degree from the University Of Utah School Of Medicine and completed a combined residency in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Currently, Dr. Giles is the medical director of Consultation, Crisis, and Community Behavioral Health Services at Primary Children’s Hospital. As a board certified pediatrician and child psychiatrist, she is interested in the behavioral and psychiatric comorbidities of youth with chronic physical illness. Dr. Giles also has an interest in the primary care treatment of psychiatric illness, improving integration between pediatrics and child psychiatry, and preventing youth suicide. She works with youth hospitalized at Primary Children’s Hospital, in the Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic at Eccles and at Hillcrest Pediatrics.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Psychiatry -Primary
    Academic Divisions Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Behavioral Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

    Education history

    Residency Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Resident
    Medicine - University of Utah M.D.
    Undergraduate Chemistry - University of Utah B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Brown T, Chen S, Ou Z, McDonald N, Bennett-Murphy L, Schneider L, Giles L, Molina K, Cox D, Hoskoppal A, Glotzbach K, Stehlik J, May L (2021). Feasibility of Assessing Adolescent and Young Adult Heart Transplant Recipient Mental Health and Resilience Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry, 63(2), 153-162. (Read full article)
    2. Giles L, Shepard L, Asarnow J, Brooks K (2021). Implementation of a Trauma-Informed Suicide Prevention Intervention for Youth Presenting to the Emergency Department in Crisis. 6(3), 343-353.
    3. Brahmbhatt K, Mournet A, Malas N, DeSouza C, Greenblatt J, Afzal K, Giles L, Charoensook J, Feuer V, Raza H, Mooneyham G, Pergjika A, Schlesinger A, Chapman A, Strain A, Gandhi B, Johnson K, Mroczkowski M, Pao M (2021). Adaptations made to pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry service delivery during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: A North American multi-site survey. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaclp.2021.05.003.
    4. Silver GH, Kearney JA, Bora S, De Souza C, Giles L, Hrycko S, Jenkins W, Malas N, Namerow L, Ortiz-Aguayo R, Russell R, Pao M, Plioplys S, Brahmbhatt K, PATHWAYS FOR CLINICAL CARE WORKGROUP (2019). A Clinical Pathway to Standardize Care of Children With Delirium in Pediatric Inpatient Settings. Hosp Pediatr, 9(11), 909-916.
    5. Ibeziako P, Brahmbhatt K, Chapman A, De Souza C, Giles L, Gooden S, Latif F, Malas N, Namerow L, Russell R, Steinbuchel P, Pao M, Plioplys S (2019). Developing a Clinical Pathway for Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders in Pediatric Hospital Settings. Hosp Pediatr, 9(3), 147-155. (Read full article)
    6. Brahmbhatt K, Kurtz BP, Afzal KI, Giles LL, Kowal ED, Johnson KP, Lanzillo E, Pao M, Plioplys S, Horowitz LM, PaCC Workgroup (2018). Suicide Risk Screening in Pediatric Hospitals: Clinical Pathways to Address a Global Health Crisis. Psychosomatics, 60(1), 1-9. (Read full article)
    7. Giles LL, Martini DR (2017). Essential Elements of a Collaborative Mental Health Training Program for Primary Care. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am, 26(4), 839-850. (Read full article)
    8. Malas N, Ortiz-Aguayo R, Giles L, Ibeziako P (2017). Pediatric Somatic Symptom Disorders. Curr Psychiatry Rep, 19(2), 11. (Read full article)
    9. Strawn JR, Dobson ET, Giles LL (2016). Primary Pediatric Care Psychopharmacology: Focus on Medications for ADHD, Depression, and Anxiety. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care, 47(1), 3-14. (Read full article)
    10. Gangopadhyay M, Smith H, Pao M, Silver G, Deepmala D, De Souza C, Garcia G, Giles L, Denton D, Jacobowski N, Pandharipande P, Fuchs C (2017). Development of the Vanderbilt Assessment for Delirium in Infants and Children to Standardize Pediatric Delirium Assessment By Psychiatrists. Psychosomatics, 58(4), 355-363. (Read full article)
    11. Giles LL, Martini DR (2016). Challenges and Promises of Pediatric Psychopharmacology. Acad Pediatr, 16(6), 508-18. (Read full article)
    12. Hesse T, Holmes LG, Kennedy-Overfelt V, Kerr LM, Giles LL (2015). Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Adolescents with Recurrent Headaches: A Pilot Feasibility Study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med, 2015, 508958. (Read full article)
    13. French KF, Candee MS, Stahl JL, Giles LL, Glasgow TS, Morita DC (2013). Clinical reasoning: a 12-year-old boy with ascending weakness. Neurology, 80(11), e110-4. (Read full article)
    14. Giles LL, DelBello MP, Stanford KE, Strakowski SM (2007). Child behavior checklist profiles of children and adolescents with and at high risk for developing bipolar disorder. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev, 38(1), 47-55. (Read full article)
    15. Singh MK, Giles LL, Nasrallah HA (2006). Pain insensitivity in schizophrenia: trait or state marker? J Psychiatr Pract, 12(2), 90-102. (Read full article)
    16. Giles LL, Singh MK, Nasrallah HA (2006). Too much or too little pain: the dichotomy of pain sensitivity in psychotic versus other psychiatric disorders. Curr Psychos Ther Rep, 4(3), 134-138.
    17. Singh MK, Giles LL (2004). Pain insensitivity in schizophrenia: trait of state marker? 8(3), 10-11.
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