Lisa Vargish, M.D., M.S.
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Dr. Vargish received her undergraduate degree in political science and history from the University of Rochester. She received her MS in Education from the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester and her MD from the University of Chicago. She completed residency training in family and community medicine at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) and fellowship training in geriatrics at the University of Chicago. She is board-certified in family medicine, geriatrics, and palliative care. Her clinical practice has spanned a variety of settings, from federally-qualified health centers on the South Side of Chicago to sub-acute and long-term rehabilitation units here in Rochester. She has served as medical director for the Shepherd Home, a two-bed hospice home in nearby Penfield, NY. In her spare time, Dr. Vargish enjoys spending time with her children and husband, reading, cooking, running, swimming and cycling.
Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Geriatrics/Aging (SMD)
Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) - Joint
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. 2005 - 2006
Residency, Family Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and Medical Center. 2003 - 2005
Internship, Family Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and Medical Center. 2002 - 2003
MD | University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. 2002
Educator of the Year. 2016
Golden Giver Award: Channel 8 News. 2012
Vargish L, Mendoza MD, Ewigman B
The Journal of family practice.. 2009 August 58 (8):E1-3. Epub 1900 01 01.
Zolotor AJ, Schumann SA, Vargish L
The Journal of family practice.. 2009 August 58 (8):424-6. Epub 1900 01 01.
Vargish L, Schumann SA
The Journal of family practice.. 2008 January 57 (1):22-5. Epub 1900 01 01.
Shega J, Emanuel L, Vargish L, Levine SK, Bursch H, Herr K, Karp JF, Weiner DK
The journal of pain.. 2007 May 8 (5):373-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Lew JI, Guo Y, Kim RK, Vargish L, Michelassi F, Arenas RB
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2002 6 (4):563-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty. (2013)
Chapter: Family Practice
Authors: Mendoza, MD; Vargish, L
Publisher: McGraw-Hill 2013
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