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    Sidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry

    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


    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

    The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Current as of: June 27, 2014

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