Igor Persidsky, MD, PhD is 4th generation physician and Board Certified in Internal Medicine (1996), and has been practicing in the Long Beach area since 1995, initially with several medical groups, and since 1999 he has been in solo full-time house call private practice, which always combined primary care with hospital follow upr for his mostly elderly patients. His areas of expertise also include primary care, internal medicine, geriatrics, wound healing, hyperbaric medicine, dementia care and end of life palliative and hospice care. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE After obtaining his medical degree (1981), Dr. Persidsky spent nine years at the 250 bed geriatric hospital of the Institute of Gerontology in Kiev (a National Institute on Aging of Ukraine and for the former Soviet Union), first as a resident and fellow and later as an attending staff. His other credentials include a Ph.D. equivalent in Cardiology (1987), Assistant/Associate Professorship of Research at the Institute of Gerontology, Visiting Professorship of Social Work at CSU in Long Beach, voluntary Faculty at USC School of Medicine. He is still actively involved in research related to age and aging. PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS This is unique house calls based primary care medical practice with concierge health management program (individualized exercise, frailty prevention, care coordination and advise) with 24/7 direct access via phone, text or email to experienced physician. EDUCATION AND TRAINING In 1981 Dr. Persidsky graduated with Honors National Medical University in Kiev, Ukraine, and did his postgraduate trainig at the Research Hospital of the Institute of Gerontology in Kiev, Ukraine as a resident in Internal Medicine (1981-1983) and fellow in Internal Medicine and Cardiology (1983-1986). He also obtained additional postgraduate training as a resident in Internal Medicine at LAC USC Medical Center in Los Angeles California (1993-1996). Dr. Persidsky is Board certified in Internal Medicne in the USA since 1996.
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Dr. Persidsky's Experience
Dr. Persidsky's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Concierge Medicine
Board certified in Internal Medicine
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Why It Matters: Dr. Persidsky's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Diabetes-Like Pressure Ulcer
Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Hospice Care Services
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Wound Care and Management
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Kiev Medical Institute
Medical School | Graduated 1981
Lac Usc Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
Hospital Institute Gerontology
Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
Lac Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
Hospital Institute Gerontology
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
PHD, Kiev Institute Of Cardiology, Ukraine
Other Education | Completed 1987
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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