Dr. Andrius Baskys, MD

Dr. Andrius Baskys, MD

Psychiatry | Male

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Dr. Baskys provides consultations to patients with memory disorders. He completed his Psychiatry residency training at the University of Toronto, Canada, clinical fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at McMaster University in Hamilton and research fellowship at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, UCSF. For over a decade Dr. Baskys served as the Director of the Memory Clinic at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center. Throughout his career he taught and conducted research as a faculty member at the University of Toronto, University of California Irvine, UCLA and University of California Riverside School of Medicine, where he teaches today. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and invited speaker at universities and medical centers worldwide. Dr. Baskys published over 200 papers, presentations and reports and two textbooks on psychopharmacology. The Memory Disorders Program of the Riverside Integrative Health Academy offers best medical knowledge that is available for dementia prevention and treatment today. Dr. Baskys strives to provide the highest quality, compassionate care and help patients to achieve their goal to be healthy again.Read more

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Dr. Baskys' Care Philosophy

Dr. Baskys provides consultations to patients with memory disorders. He completed his Psychiatry residency training at the University of Toronto, Canada, clinical fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at McMaster University in Hamilton and research fellowship at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, UCSF. 

For over a decade Dr. Baskys served as the Director of the Memory Clinic at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center. Throughout his career he taught and conducted research as a faculty member at the University of Toronto, University of California Irvine, UCLA and University of California Riverside School of Medicine, where he teaches today. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and invited speaker at universities and medical centers worldwide. Dr. Baskys published over 200 papers, presentations and reports and two textbooks on psychopharmacology.

The Memory Disorders Program of the Riverside Integrative Health Academy offers best medical knowledge that is available for dementia prevention and treatment today. Dr. Baskys strives to provide the highest quality, compassionate care and help patients to achieve their goal to be healthy again.

Dr. Baskys' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Cheng F, Li X, Li Y, Wang C, Wang T, Liu G, Baskys A, Uéda K, Chan P, Yu S. a-Synuclein promotes clathrin-mediated NMDA receptor endocytosis and attenuates NMDA-induced dopaminergic cell death. J Neurochemistry, 119(4):815-825, 2011, 2011
    • J. Koontz and A. Baskys. Effects of galantamine on working memory and global functioning in patients with mild cognitive impairment: a double-blind placebo-controlled study. Am. J. Alzheimer’s Dis. Other Demen., 20(5):295-302, 2005, 2005
    • Jackson-Siegal JM, Schneider LS, Baskys A, Haupt DW. Recognizing and responding to atypical antipsychotic side effects. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2004 Jul-Aug;5(4 Suppl):H7-10, 2004
    • A. Baskys, I. Bayazitov, E. Zhu, L. Fang and R. Wang. Rab mediated endocytosis: Linking neurodegeneration, neuroprotection and synaptic plasticity? Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1122: 313–329, 2007, 2007
    • A. Baskys. Integration of genomic information in development of pharmacological vascular dementia prevention and treatment strategies. J Alzheimers Dis. 42(0):S267-76, 2014, 2014
    • Baskys A. Lewy body dementia: the litmus test for neuroleptic sensitivity and extrapyramidal symptoms. J Clin Psychiatry. 2004;65 Suppl 11:16-22., 2004
    • A. Baskys and A. Hou. Vascular dementia: treatment approaches and perspectives. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2, 1-9, 2007, 2007
    • A. Baskys. Regulating genetic tests: who owns the data? Science. 330 (6011):1626, 2010, 2010
    • A. Baskys, J.-X. Cheng. Pharmacological prevention and treatment of vascular dementia: Approaches and perspectives. Exp. Gerontol., 47(11):887-891, 2012, 2012

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binswanger's Dementia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Loss
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Vascular Dementia

Education

  • Medical School
    Macmaster U Med Ctr

    Graduated in 1997

    University Of Toronto

    Graduated in 1995

    Vilnius V Kapsukas State University

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Clarke Inst Of Psych
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Toronto Hospitals

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    McMaster University / Faculty Of Health Sciences

    Completed in 1997

  • Other Education
    Toronto Western Hospital

    Completed in 1989

    University Of California At San Francisco

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

Procedures Performed

  • Medication Management
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Pharmacogenetic Counseling
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services

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