Dr. Edgar Pierluissi MD Internist

Dr. Edgar Pierluissi is an internist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Pierluissi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 53 doctors at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and one of 421 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991–1995

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

"Missing Pieces"-Functional, Social, and Environmental Barriers to Recovery for Vulnerable Older Adults Transitioning from Hospital to Home.
Greysen, S. R.,Hoi-Cheung, D.,Garcia, V.,Kessell, E.,Sarkar, U.,Goldman, L.,Schneidermann, M.,Critchfield, J.,Pierluissi, E.,Kushel, M.

Depressive symptoms after hospitalization in older adults: function and mortality outcomes.
Pierluissi, E., Mehta, K. M., Kirby, K. A., Boscardin, W. J., Fortinsky, R. H., Palmer, R. M., Landefeld, C. S.

Hospitalization-associated disability: "She was probably able to ambulate, but I'm not sure".
Covinsky, K. E., Pierluissi, E., Johnston, C. B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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