Dr. Carlyn M Christensen-szalanski MD
Emergency Physician (Pediatric) | Pediatric Emergency Medicine200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Carlyn Christensen-szalanski is a pediatric emergency medicine physician practicing in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Christensen-szalanski specializes in providing care for critically ill and injured children. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians possess a vast amount of knowledge in areas such as neonatology, critical care and forensic pediatrics. Children involved in automobile accidents, child abuse or near-drowning episodes are frequent cases treated by pediatric emergency medicine physicians.
Education and Training
University of Washington School of Medicine 1980
- Arizona Health Sciences Center 1983
- University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
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