Paul D. Thielking, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Paul Thielking, MD, a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) physician and investigator, is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Thielking works with HCI's Pain Medicine and Palliative Care Program doing outpatient clinical work and inpatient consults.
Thielking focuses on a comprehensive approach to care that includes the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of pain and suffering. He integrates medical care with complementary approaches to healing—particularly stress-reduction techniques that use breath, sound, and meditation.
Thielking earned both a bachelor's and medical degree from the University of Iowa. He completed a psychiatry residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
Before joining HCI, Thielking lived and worked in Michigan, serving as director of behavioral health services at Pain Recovery Solutions in Ypsilanti and working as a private practice psychiatrist in Ann Arbor.