Patricia Lebensohn, MD

Professor, Family and Community Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Dr. Lebensohn is a board certified family physician that has additional training in psychiatry, family therapy and integrative medicine. 

She joined the Family and Community Medicine department in 1993 and has functioned in different roles, co-director of the Behavioral Health Program for the residency, Residency Program Director from 1999-2007 and Associate Head for Clinical Affairs 2003-2007.

As the Residency Program Director, she helped develop the Sports Medicine and the Integrative Family Medicine fellowships, which she continues to direct. Since 2007 she has served as a mentor in the College of Medicine Societies program and has developed an online curriculum in Integrative Medicine this is implemented in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine in addition to continuing as faculty in the residency.

Dr. Lebensohn continues to attend residents in the outpatient setting and MCH service. She has a special interest in maternal-child health, women’s health, behavioral health, integrative medicine and cross-cultural aspects of medicine.

She is bilingual, Spanish and English. Outside of Medicine, Dr. Lebensohn enjoys spending time and traveling with her family and competing in triathlons and practicing yoga.

Research Interests: 

Clinical education CAM Evaluation of curriculum, competencies, etc Physician wellness, prevention and health promotion

Additional Languages: 
  • MD: National University of Rosario, Argentina, 1982
Honors and Awards
  • Director, Integrative Medicine in Residency Program
  • Director, Cancer Survivorship Clinic, Arizona Cancer Center
  • Psychiatry, Argentina, 1987
  • St. Josephs Health Center, Family Medicine, 1993
  • Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Integrative Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine