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
University of California at San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, CA:
Associate Professor, 1981–1987
University of Texas Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Houston, TX:
Associate Professor, 1979–1981
Assistant Professor, 1975–1978
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