Division of Geriatrics In the Department of Medicine
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Welcome to the Division of Geriatrics

Ranked in Geriatrics by US News and World ReportThe UC San Diego Division of Geriatrics is dedicated to promoting healthy aging through patient care, medical education, and research. As your body ages, your health care needs change. It's important to work with a physician who has special training in keeping older adults healthy. However, Geriatric medicine is not just for the frail and elderly. In fact, our doctors specialize in helping active "young seniors" transition gracefully into their 60s and keeping you healthy throughout your senior years.

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Fellowship Program

The goal of the UC San Diego Geriatrics Fellowship program is to develop geriatricians who desire to work in an academic environment and become leaders in the field of geriatrics. This ACGME-accredited training program is one year in length and primarily designed to meet the clinical requirements for the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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2013-2014 Fellows

  • Dr. Vladimir PecherskiyDr. Emily Sladek is a former Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at UCSD. She received her Medical Degree from UC San Francisco.


  • Dr. Viacheslav PecherskiyDr. Viacheslav Pecherskiy comes to Geriatrics from the Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York. His Medical Degree is from the Rostov State Medical University in Russia.

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