AboutDr. Laura Gilley, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salt Lake City, UT, with another office in Salt Lake City, UT. She has 9 years of experience. Her specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Gilley is affiliated with University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics. She speaks English.
Dr. Laura Gilley has the following 2 specialties
- Adolescent Medicine
Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Birth Control
- Depressive Disorder
- Eating Disorders
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Sleep Disorders
- Substance Abuse
Dr. Gilley is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
9 Years Experience
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Graduated in 2005
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