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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.


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


Medical intern, University of Chicago Hospitals, Clinics, 1963-1964;I.M. resident, U. Colorado Medical Center, Denver, 1964-1966;pulmonary disease fellowship, U. Colorado Medical Center, Webb-Waring Lung Institute, Denver, 1966-1967;assistant director infectious and pulmonary disease service, Madigan General Hospital, Tacoma, Washington, 1967-1969;chief pulmonary disease, Gundersen Clinic, Ltd., La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1969-1987;chief pulmonary and occupational medicine, Gundersen Clinic, Ltd., La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1979-1989;department chairman medicine, Gundersen Clinic, Ltd., La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1987-1993;chief occupational health, preventive medicine, since 1988;medical director of employee health and safety, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, since 1997. Board of Governors Gundersen Clinic, Ltd., 1987-1993. Adjunct Professor physical therapy University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, 1977-1992.

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

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


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.


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.