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Larry Alan Lindesmith

Larry Alan Lindesmith, American physician, administrator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board I.M.-Pulmonary Disease; certified American Board Indiana Medical Examiners; certified medical review officer Medical Review Officer Certification Council; National Institute Occupational Safety and Health B Reader; provider American Council of Learned Societies, advanced trauma life support.


  • Lindesmith, Larry Alan was born on July 27, 1938 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Son of Lyle J. and Imogene Agnes (Young) Lindesmith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Colorado, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, Bowman-Gray School Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1963.


    • Medical intern University Chicago Hospitals, Clinics, 1963-1964. I.M. resident University Colorado Medical Center, Denver, 1964-1966. Pulmonary disease fellowship University Colorado Medical Center, Webb-Waring Lung Institute, 1966-1967.

      Assistant director infectious and pulmonary disease service Madigan General Hospital, Tacoma, 1967-1969. Chief pulmonary disease Gundersen Clinic, Ltd., La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1969-1987, chief pulmonary and occupational medicine, 1979-1989, chairman department medicine, 1987-1993. Chief occupational health, preventive medicine, 1988-1999.

      Medical director of employee health and safety Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, 1997—2002, member emeritus staff, since 2002. Board governors Gundersen Clinic, Ltd., 1987-1993. Adjunct professor physical therapy University Wisconsin, La Crosse, since 1977.

      Consultant Veterans Administration Hospital, Tomah, Wisconsin, 1977-1993, Comty. Memorial Hospital, Winona, Minnesota, 1996-2002, Tomah Memorial Hospital, 1995-1999. Clinical assistant professor internal medicine University Wisconsin, Madison, 1982-1992, clinical associate professor, since 1992.

      Medical director RESTOR University Wisconsin, La Crosse, 1986-1995, Services to Business and Industry Gundersen/Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, 1987-1994. Member occupational medicine boardwriting committee American Board Preventive Medicine, 1992-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board I.M.-Pulmonary Disease. Certified American Board Indiana Medical Examiners. Certified medical review officer Medical Review Officer Certification Council.

      National Institute Occupational Safety and Health B Reader. Provider American Council of Learned Societies, advanced trauma life support.


    • Contributor book chapters and articles to professional publications.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member Air Pollution Control Council State of Wisconsin Department Natural Resources, 1978-1981. Chairman board directors Greater La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce, 1991. Vice-chairman board control Luther High School, Onalaska, Wisconsin, 1990-1993, chairman foundation board, since 1999.

    Major United States Army Reserve, 1968-1969. Fellow American College Chest Physicians, American College Occupational and Environmental Medicine (associate, chairman private practice council, chairman occupational lung disorders committee, treasurer, medical center occupational health committee 1996-1998, chairman 1998-2000). Member American Medical Association, American Board Preventive Medicine (occupational medicine committee 1991-1997), American Association Respiratory Therapy, Clinical Sleep Society, American Thoracic Society (Wisconsin counselor 1978-1981), Central States Occupational Medicine Association (board governors 1984-1995, president 1991), American Lung Association Wisconsin (president 1975-1977), Wisconsin Thoracic Society (general conference chairman 1987), State Medical Society Wisconsin (chairman environmental and occupational health committee 1989-1991).





    • Married Patricia Ann Brady, June 6, 1959 (divorced March 1973). Children: Robert James, Lisa Ann. Married Diane Joyce Bakken, November 22, 1973.

      Children: Abigail Arleen, Nathan Lyle, David Alan.
    • father: Lyle J. Lindesmith
    • mother: Imogene Agnes (Young) Lindesmith
    • spouses: Patricia Ann Brady
    • Diane Joyce Bakken
    • children: Robert James Lindesmith
    • Lisa Ann Lindesmith
    • Abigail Arleen Lindesmith
    • Nathan Lyle Lindesmith
    • David Alan Lindesmith
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    Born July 27, 1938