Dr. Kirsten G. Engel

Dr. Kirsten G. Engel obtained her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1998. Kirsten completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at The University of Michigan and St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals in Ann Arbor. Kirsten maintains board certification in Emergency Medicine by The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and has over 12 years of experience as an attending Emergency Medicine Physician in Emergency Departments in the US. Before moving to Denmark in 2014, she worked as an assistant Professor at Northwestern University in Chicago IL. The superior history taking, differential diagnostic and physical diagnostic skills required of Emergency Medicine physicians, are essential in her capacity as a second opinion advisor with GMI. She is fluent in both spoken and written Danish and conducts second opinions in both Danish and English.

Role: Second Opinion Advisor

Dr. Nikki Gordon Skovby

Dr. Nikki Gordon Skovby studied psychology at Princeton University and obtained her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2001. Nikki completed her residency in adult psychiatry at Weil Cornell Medical Center and maintains board certification in adult psychiatry by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). She worked in private practice in Manhattan before moving to Denmark, where she did clinical research with Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals before opening GMI. She has always had a profound interest in quality assurance and as such it was a natural step for her to start GMI, whose role is to provide optimal medical advice while ensuring that people have adequate psychological support. She is proficient in spoken Danish and conducts second opinions in Danish and English, therapy in English.

Roles: Second Opinion Advisor, Therapist

Dr. Jill Lehrmann

Dr. Jill Lehrmann obtained her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in 2000.  Jill completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago. Jill maintains board certification in Emergency Medicine by The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and has over 11 years of experience as an attending Emergency Medicine Physician in Emergency Departments in the US. Prior to moving to Denmark in 2010, she worked as an assistant Professor at Northwestern University in Chicago IL. She currently works as a physician in the Emergency Department at Holbæk hospital. She is a native English speaker and is fluent in both spoken and written Danish.

Role: Second Opinion Advisor

Dr. Maria Gefke

Dr Maria Gefke obtained her medical degree from Copenhagen Medical School in 2005.
Maria has worked for 7 years in the field of psychiatry along with doing clinical research in the field of psychiatry and stress. Due to her strong interest in mind-body medicine, Maria worked at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF, San Francisco. Maria is a native Danish speaker, and speaks and writes English fluently.

Role: Medical Translation

Dr. Allan Lohse

Dr. Allan Lohse obtained his medical degree from the University of Copenhagen in 2014. After that he did one year of clinical neurology at Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance focusing on motor complications in Parkinson’s Disease. Allan is fluent in both spoken and written English and Danish.

Role: Medical Translation

Dr. Puk Sidelmann Christensen

Dr. Puk Sidelmann Christensen obtained her medical degree from Copenhagen University in 2015. Puk completed her first year of residency in emergency medicine at Zealand University Hospital, Koege, as well as adult psychiatry in Psychiatry East, Region Zealand. She is now employed as a junior doctor in the Department of Neurology, Zealand University Hospital. Her focus is both clinical neurology and clinical neurophysiology. Puk is a native Danish speaker, but has spent time living abroad in India, Australia and in the US. She is fluent in English.

Role: Medical Translation