Dr. Nick Paslidis completed undergraduate training at Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA; then his MD at Ross University and Oregon Health Services, graduating with High Honors.
He continued on with basic research training at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Research Center and University of Crete in Cell Biology (graduating Magna Cum Laude).
Thereafter, Dr. Nick continued with a post-doctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology with Dr. Bert O'Malley. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine was completed at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas, with his Clinical Fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology at Harvard University's Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
In addition, he completed post-graduate course work on Managing Ambulatory Health Centers from the Harvard School of Public Health, EXCELL Leadership NIH Courses, along with management courses through the American College of Physician Executives. He later attained his Masters in Health Care Management (a combination degree of a Masters in Public Health with a Masters in Business Administration) at the Harvard School for Public Health, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
During his successful career he has been a Chief Medical Director of twenty-two Community Health Care clinics in Arkansas, the CEO of the Quality Improvement Organization for the State of Arkansas - Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care and Chief Medical Officer of Verde Valley Medical Center/Northern Arizona Health Care. He has the rank of Associate Professor at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences.
Dr. Nick moved to Sedona in 2010 with his family as Chief Medical Officer for Northern Arizona Health Care and Verde Valley Medical Center, and now as owner of Sedona Family Health Center.