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This content was provided by Dr. Baskys "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."
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
Lewy Body Dementia
Major Depressive Disorder
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
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Macmaster U Med Ctr
Medical School | Graduated 1997
University Of Toronto
Medical School | Graduated 1995
Vilnius V Kapsukas State University
Medical School | Graduated 1975
Clarke Inst Of Psych
Internship Hospital | Completed
University Of Toronto Hospitals
Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
McMaster University / Faculty Of Health Sciences
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
Toronto Western Hospital
Other Education | Completed 1989
University Of California At San Francisco
Other Education | Completed 1991
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
MD, PHD, VILNIAUS UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MEDICINE, 1975
Media & Publications
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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