Functional Medicine Physician Joins CHP in Great Barrington

Oct 28, 2022 | News

Cornelia F. Lenherr, M.D., has joined the CHP Health Center in Great Barrington as a family medicine physician.

With a certification in functional medicine, Lenherr most recently worked at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, where her patient care incorporated medicine, nutrition, exercise physiology, life management, and spirituality. At CHP, she will care for adults and children.

Lenherr previously operated her own private practice in Rochester, N.Y., caring for adults with chronic conditions such as fatigue, gastrointestinal conditions, anxiety, and depression.

She was also a physician in student health centers at the University of Santa Cruz and at the University of California, Berkeley. Earlier in her career, she worked in private practices caring for children and adults.

Lenherr earned her medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School, and she received her bachelor’s in pre-medical studies at Simon’s Rock College of Bard. She completed her family medicine residency at the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital, with a focus on bio-psycho-social approaches to patient care. She also completed a fellowship in family systems medicine at Highland Hospital, with a focus on family therapy training.

Her approach to care incorporates her training in muscle release therapy, psychoanalysis, stress reduction, mind-body medicine, meditation, biofeedback, and other health management techniques. She has authored and co-authored publications on brain health and diet-related issues.

She is a board-certified family medicine physician and a certified functional medicine specialist. She residesin West Stockbridge.

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