Cheryl D. Adkinson, MD

Emergency Medicine , Hyperbaric Medicine

Medical School

University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA

Residency

Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Other Specialty Location(s)

Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Additional Information

Dr. Adkinson is a practicing Emergency Physician with board certification in Emergency Medicine and ABMS subspecialty board certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. She has served as the Medical Director for Hyperbaric Medicine at HCMC for more than 25 years. She is actively involved in education and research in Hyperbaric Medicine, and sees patients with emergencies and chronic problems requiring hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Her special interest areas are carbon monoxide poisoning and radiation tissue damage. She also has a longstanding interest in domestic violence and served on the Hennepin County Domestic Fatality Review committee for 7 years. She regularly lectures medical students on the topic.