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Psychiatrist, Pediatric / Adolescent Psychiatrist
34 years of experience

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Specialties & Research

Dr. Lynn Ponton, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • She has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • HIV Infections
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Ponton graduated from University of Wisconsin at Madison. She has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Ponton has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Lynn Elisabeth Ponton MD is a female Pediatric / Adolescent Psychiatrist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Lynn E. Ponton practice?
Dr. Lynn Ponton has 4 office locations.
Dr. Lynn Ponton practices Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry near San Francisco, CA.
See San Francisco Psychiatrists.