Dr. Doris C. Gundersen MD, Psychiatrist

Dr. Doris C. Gundersen MD

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

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425 South Cherry Street Suite 630 Denver Colorado, 80246
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5/5

About

Seasoned psychiatrist, Dr. Doris C. Gundersen, MD, is a privately practicing and accomplished professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field. She holds specific expertise in Forensic Psychiatry, in which she completed a fellowship. Dr. Gundersen has previously served as the Medical Director of the Physician Health Program and is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Gundersen completed her medical degree from the University of Texas and her internship and residency from the University of Colorado Boulder. She is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, the American Psychological Association, the Colorado Psychiatric Society, the Colorado Medical Society and the Federal and State Physician Health Program, which aims to promote the overall well-being of medical professionals through outreach initiatives.

Education and Training

University of Texas MD

Univ of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 1989

The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio 1989

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Forensic

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Forensic Psychiatry

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 30 years of experience
Dr. Doris C. Gundersen MD
Dr. Doris C. Gundersen MD's Expert Contributions
  • Winter leaves me feeling very depressed and dejected. Is it normal?

    You are not alone in feeling depressed during the darker and colder months of the year. Seasonal Affective Disorder is usually characterized by depressed mood, lethargy, excessive sleeping and eating, sometimes called atypical symptoms of depression. If you have a window with southern exposure light in your home, I would suggest sitting in that room midmorning for thirty minutes or so to get the direct sunlight. If you live in an area that is frequently overcast in the winter, you may want to purchase a lamp with at least 10,000 lux luminosity which mimics what you would get from sunlight. Twenty or thirty minutes exposed to this light once a day may help you be less depressed. Finally, I really encourage exercise to combat depression. It is very helpful and can be achieved indoors on cold days. I hope this is helpful Doris C. Gundersen MD PC Medical Director, Colorado Physician Health Program President, Federation of State Physician Health Programs Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado 425 S. Cherry Street, Suite 630 Denver, Colorado 80246 Ph (303) 717-8516 Fax (303) 399-6069 doris.gundersen@ucdenver.edu<mailto:doris.gundersen@ucdenver.edu> This e-mail message is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. Thank you. READ MORE

  • Privacy and confidentiality with caregivers

    Generally a patient can sign a release of information allowing the psychiatrist to discuss care and recommendations with a family member, other healthcare provider or caregiver. This case is more complicated because the gentleman you are taking care of may not have the cognitive capacity to provide consent. If the gentleman you are caring for has a medical power of attorney, this individual would be able to facilitate communication needed between you and the psychiatrist by providing permission for the patient. I hope this is helpful. Doris C. Gundersen MD PC READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Adult Forensic- LegalMedical Director of the Physician Health ProgramPsychiatry

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking and Lecture -
  • Teaching- Clinical Associate Professor at University of Colorado Boulder, TV Interviews, Lectures Internationally -

Residency

  • Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Psychiatry
  • University Of Co School Of Med
  • University of Colorado Program A
  • University of Colorado Boulder

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Psychiatry
  • University Of Co School Of Med
  • University of Colorado Program A

Internships

  • University of Colorado Boulder

Fellowships

  • Qualification in Forensic Psychiatry

Professional Society Memberships

  • Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Psychiatric Society, American Psychological Association, Federal/State Physician Health Program, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law: AAPL

Articles and Publications

  • Chapters, Articles, Manuscripts

What do you attribute your success to?

  • A True Love For The Field And Helping Her Patients.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Traveling, Bike Riding, Skiing, Hiking

Dr. Doris C. Gundersen MD's Practice location

425 South Cherry Street -
Denver, Colorado 80246
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Practice At 425 S Cherry St Suite 810

425 S Cherry St -
Denver, CO 80246
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