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Andrew Siskind, M.D.


Board Certified Internal and Geriatric Medicine


With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Andrew Siskind embraces the most challenging cases in his field, with an emphasis on disease prevention and healthy lifestyles. As a Full Clinical Professor, Voluntary Staff with the University of California at Irvine School of Medicine, he helps teach this philosophy to up-and-coming physicians and nurse practitioners as well.

Medical Education:

  • ​1998 - 2000             American College of Physician Executives, Fellowship
  • 1992, 2012              Board Certification - Geriatric Medicine
  • 1986                        Board Certification - Internal Medicine
  • 1985 - 1986             UCI Medical Center - Chief Resident, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 1983 - 1985             University of California at Irvine - Residency, Internal Medicine
  • 1982 - 1983             University of California at Irvine - Internship, straight medical
  • 1975 - 1982             Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York - Doctor of Medicine
  • 1971 - 1975             State University of New York, Binghamton, New York - B.A. in Biology


​Honors & Awards:

  • ​​1984                        Alpha Omega Alpha, inducted 1984
  • 1984                        UCI - Outstanding Resident, elected by Third Year Medical Students
  • 1983                        UCI - Outstanding Intern, elected by Professors of the Department of Internal                                       Medicine


Professional Organizations:

  • 1986 - Present        American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • 2005 - 2011             Irvine Medical Center, Member, Medical Core Committee
  • 1996 - 1998             St. Joseph's Hospital, Member, Medical Core Committee
  • 1995 - 1998             Irvine Medical Center, Chairman, Investigational Review Board
  • 1992 - 1994             Coastal Community Hospital, Chief of Staff
  • 1991 - 1992             Coastal Community Hospital, Chairman, Department of Medicine
  • 1991 - 1995             Coastal Community Hospital, Member, Executive Committee
  • 1991 - 1995             Coastal Community Hospital, Member, Quality Assurance Committee


​Professional Presentations:

  • ​2011 - Present        University of California at Irvine - Supervisor of Nurse Practitioner Students
  • 2007 - Present        University of California at Irvine - Full Clinical Professor
  • 2003 - 2007             University of California at Irvine - Associate Clinical Professor
  • 1992 - Present        University of California at Irvine - Supervisor of Third Year Internal Medicine                                         Residents, Managed Care Rotation
  • 1992 - Present        University of California at Irvine - Supervisor of Second Year Medical Students
  • 1992 - 2003             University of California at Irvine - Assistant Clinical Professor
  • 1985 - 1986             University of California at Irvine - Course Director, ACLS
  • 1985 - 1986             University of California at Irvine - Course Director, Physical Diagnosis


​Publications:

  • Iseri L, French J, Siskind A.: Magnesium Therapy in Acute Digoxin Overdose, (Journal of Emergency Medicine 7/84).
  • Siskind, A; Johnson, M; Quereshi, A: The Impact of an Automatic Prescription Reminder System on LDL Levels in Secondary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Disease; (Effective Clinical Practice, 2000 -- accepted for publication).


​Personal:

​He practices what he preaches, too -- Dr. Siskind has run four marathons, is a third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and exercises on a daily basis. Dr. Siskind enjoys playing tennis, racquetball, scuba diving, basketball and driving fast cars, He is a supporter of the UCI basketball team and is actively involved with Remote Area Medicine -- bringing healthcare to disaster victims. He likes world travel and spending time with his family. At the end of an active day, he enjoys relaxing on the couch and watching television with his beloved yellow Labrador.