Sidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry

Dr. Sidney Zisook reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Zisook is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Zisook's major clinical focus is treatment of adult patients with grief, mood, and anxiety disorders. He reviews for a multitude of journals and is actively involved in a variety of research projects related to mood and anxiety disorders and a variety of psychopharmacologic agents.

Education and Training

MD: Stritch-Loyola, Chicago, IL, 1969

Internship: Michael Reese Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1970

Residency in Psychiatry: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1973

Fellowship in Psychiatry: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1973

Certifications

Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Appointments

University of California at San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA:

  • Professor, 1987–present
  • Associate Professor, 1981–1987

University of Texas Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Houston, TX:

  • Associate Professor, 1979–1981
  • Assistant Professor, 1975–1978

Financial Disclosure

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This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Current as of: June 27, 2014

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Sidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry