Developmental Pediatrician
Intermountain Medical Group

Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Utah School of Medicine

Bryner Pediatrics at Salt Lake Clinic
389 S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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Lisa Samson-Fang, M.D., is a general and developmental behavioral pediatrician. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University, did her pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and completed her developmental-behavioral pediatrics fellowship at the University of Virginia's Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Samson-Fang enjoys being a primary care general pediatrician for children of all ages and children with and without special health care needs. Dr. Samson-Fang provides primary care for many children with complex health care needs and neurodevelopmental disabilities. She enjoys continuity of care, working with families to optimize a child's health and function, and advocating for access to care and services with the support of the care coordination staff at Bryner Pediatrics. Treating childhood mental health conditions such as mood disorders, depression and anxiety at the primary care level is facilitated in Dr. Samson-Fang's practice through the support of Intermountain' s Mental Health Integration Program. Dr. Samson-Fang provides Developmental Behavioral Pediatric specialty services for children who have other primary care clinicians. She is fellowship trained, board certified, and skilled in the evaluation of child presenting with a variety of developmental concerns including developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, learning concerns, and ADHD. She has unique expertise in providing health care to children with complex neurodevelopmental conditions such as Down syndrome, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and Cerebral Palsy. Lisa enjoys camping, fishing, and skiing with her husband John and three adult children. She also loves knitting, fly fishing, biking, skiing, cooking, and reading mysteries.

No conflicts of interest (10/11/2022)

Selected Bibliography:

Samson-Fang L.
A patient-centered research agenda for cerebral palsy: an important tool for the future.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018;60(12):1198-1199. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Samson-Fang L.
Terminology in Neurodevelopmental Disability: Is using stigmatizing language harmful? In: Rosenbaum PL, Ronen GM, Dan B, Johannesen J, Racine E, eds. Ethics in Child Health: Principles and Cases in Neurodisability.
Chapter 14 ed. London: Mac Keith Press; 2016. 978-1909962637

Samson-Fang L.
Nutritional assessment: new tools and knowledge translation.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014;56(5):416. PubMed abstract

Samson-Fang L, Bell KL.
Assessment of growth and nutrition in children with cerebral palsy.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013;67 Suppl 2:S5-8. PubMed abstract

Hobson-Rohrer WL, Samson-Fang L.
Down syndrome.
Pediatr Rev. 2013;34(12):573-4; discussion 574. PubMed abstract