Igor V. Persidsky, MD

Dr. Persidsky is 4th generation physician and Board Certified in Internal Medicine (1996). He has been practicing in the Greater Long Beach area since 1995, initially with several medical groups, but in 1999 he established full-time house call private practice, which now also offers concierge (retainer) medicine component (www.housecallsmed.com). Dr. Persidsky always combined primary care with hospital follow up for his mostly elderly patients at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Community Hospital of Long Beach. His areas of expertise include geriatrics, wound healing, hyperbaric medicine, dementia care, and end of life palliative care, as well as hospice care.

Dr. Persidsky graduated with honors from Notional Medical University in Kiev, Ukraine (1981) and was also awarded additional degree - a Ph.D. equivalent in Cardiology by Ukrainian Institute of Cardiology, Kiev (1987). After Graduating from medical school Dr. Persidsky spent nine years at the 250 bed geriatric research hospital of the Institute of Gerontology in Kiev (a National Institute on Aging of Ukraine and of the former Soviet Union), first as a resident and fellow and later as an attending internal medicine staff. He also successfully completed internal medicine residency at LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Persidky’s other credentials include 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 gerontological research, participating in the national and international conferences and congresses.

Board Certified: Internal Medicine

Languages: Russian, Ukrainian

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.


  • Internal Medicine


Medical Education
Kiev Medical University
Date Completed:
Institute of Gerontology
University of Southern California - LA County Medical Center

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