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.