Neal Wayne Persky MD

Assistant Professor, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Specialties: 
Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Prevention of decubitus ulcers (pressure sores), falls and premature death in long-term care settings, Alzheimer's disease and sub-acute care of elderly patients.

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Locations

U of M Geriatrics

East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center Floor 1
4260 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-764-6831

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • University of Illinois, 1981

Residency

  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Internal Medicine, CO, 1984

Fellowship

  • Int Med Geriatrics, University of Michigan Health System, 1986

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine

  • Geriatric Medicine

  • Hospice & Palliative Med

Research

Determining life expectancy in late life, health services utilization and the Minimum Data Set (MDS).

Biography

Dr. Persky graduated from the University of Illinois Medical School, Chicago in 1981 and subsubsequently completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Colorado, Denver. He went on to complete a fellowship in geriatric medicine and a master's of public health at the University of Michigan. Dr. Persky is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine. He is the co-medical director of Glacier Hills Sub-Acute & Long Term Care Center. Dr. Persky has a special interest in the care of patients with dementia, hosptice & palliative medicine, treatment of pressure ulcers and the prevention of falls.

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