IGOR V. PERSIDSKY, MD, PhD
Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1996                  Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

1987                  Ph.D. Cardiology, Ukrainian Institute of Cardiology, Kiev

1981                  Doctor of Medicine, National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine

1993-1996        Residency, Internal Medicine, LAC+U.S.C. Medical Center, Los Angeles

1983-1986        Fellowship, Cardiology, Institute of Gerontology, Kiev, Ukraine           

1981-1983        Residency, Internal Medicine, Institute of Gerontology, Kiev, Ukraine

1975-1981        Honors Student, National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine

CURRENT HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

1997-present    Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

2001-present    Medicine, Community Hospital of Long Beach

PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL & ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES

2004–present    President/CEO, House Calls Medical Corporation, Long Beach, CA

2012–2015         Medical Director, Charity Hospice Care Services, Carson, CA

2004–2015         Medical Director, Pacific Hospice Care, Los Angeles, CA

1999-present     Private practice, Internal Medicine/Geriatrics. Long Beach, CA

1998-1999          Vice-Chairman/Chairman, Medicine, Universal Care, Long Beach, CA

1996-1999          Attending Staff, Internal Medicine, Universal Care MG, Long Beach, CA

1995-2004          Physician Urgent Care, Kaiser Permanente and Harriman Jones MG

1986-1990          Attending Staff, Internal Medicine, Institute of Gerontology, Kiev

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

2004-present      R&D Director, House Calls Medical Corporation, Long Beach, CA

1991-1993           Coordinator, Senior Wellness Project, Long Beach Community Hospital

1990-1996           Visiting Professor, Social Work, California State University, Long Beach 

1985-1990           Assistant/Associate Professor of Research, Institute of Gerontology, Kiev, Ukraine

RECENT PRESENTATIONS OF ORIGINAL RESEARCH AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

2015                    Vitamin D Deficiency in Homebound Non-Institutionalized Elderly in California

                                     8th Congress of International Association of Gerontology - European Region Dublin, Ireland

2012                    End of Life Care for the Elderly with Terminal Dementia

                                     8th Congress of European Union Geriatric Medicine Society, Brussels, Belgium

2011                     Nutritional Status and Wound Healing in Elderly Homebound Patients

                                     1st International Conference on Sarcopenia, Toulouse, France

2011                     Direct Discharge from Acute Care Hospital to Home: Another Model in Geriatrics

                                     7th Congress of International Association of Gerontology - European Region, Bologna, Italy

2010                     Modern House Calls Experience: Patient Centered Geriatric Care

                                    30th World Congress of Internal Medicine, Melbourne, Australia

2009                     Hospice in 21st Century America: Passion and Business in End of Life Care

                                    19th Congress of International Association of Gerontology, Paris, France

2009                     Future Model of Geriatric Care: House Calls Based Medical Practice

                                    62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA

2008                    Challenges of Hospice Care for Elderly Medicare Recipients with Non-Cancer Diagnosis

                                    61st Annual Scientific Meeting, Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD