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Carla Perissinotto, M.D.



Tufts University School of Medicine 2006


UCSF Medical Center 2009


UCSF Medical Center 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Rogers SE, Klein L, Perissinotto CM. The Importance of Cognitive Assessment Before Ventricular Device Placement: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Mar 30.
  2. Perissinotto CM, Covinsky KE. Living alone, socially isolated or lonely--what are we measuring? J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov; 29(11):1429-31.
  3. Perissinotto C, Covinsky KE. Health status in elderly persons living alone--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 25; 173(4):323-4.
  4. Perissinotto CM, Stijacic Cenzer I, Covinsky KE. Loneliness in older persons: a predictor of functional decline and death. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jul 23; 172(14):1078-83.
  5. Perissinotto CM, Valcour V. Preventing dementia: is there hope for progress? Am Fam Physician. 2011 May 1; 83(9):1034-5.
  6. Lerner D, Adler DA, Chang H, Lapitsky L, Hood MY, Perissinotto C, Reed J, McLaughlin TJ, Berndt ER, Rogers WH. Unemployment, job retention, and productivity loss among employees with depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Dec; 55(12):1371-8.
  7. Adler DA, Irish J, McLaughlin TJ, Perissinotto C, Chang H, Hood M, Lapitsky L, Rogers WH, Lerner D. The work impact of dysthymia in a primary care population. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2004 Jul-Aug; 26(4):269-76.

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