Gordon Duval returned to his native state of Utah to serve as pediatrician
to the children of Nephi and surrounding areas. He acquired his Bachelor’s
degree from Brigham Young University where he studied Nutritional Science
and performed on the Ballroom Dance Company. For several years he served
as a part of BYU Emergency Medical Services. He was instrumental in the
creation of the BYU Crisis Program to address the needs of abused and
neglected children – now divided into 2 programs: Hope and Healing.
He completed medical school in Pennsylvania at LECOM and then specialized
in Pediatrics at the University of Missouri. With passion he applies the
art and science of healing to help infants, children, and adolescents
during times of injury and illness. Partnering with parents, he strives
to achieve optimal happiness and well-being of all children.
Gordon is married to Leona, and they have welcomed four children into
the world. Personal hobbies include swimming, skiing, hiking, camping,
and ballroom dance.
Areas of interest:
- Nutrition, obesity, and poor weight gain
- Parenting & child guidance
- Family sciences and human development
- Adolescent depression & anxiety
- Chronic headache
- High-needs children