Katayoun Khalighi

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Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
School of Medicine


Phone: (714)456-7007
Email: kkatayou@hs.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The city drive south
Pavilion 4, Building 25
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Geriatric oncology,palliative care,dementia
Academic Distinctions
Top overall score, 2009 In-Training Exam in FM Residency Program
Top overall score, 2008 In-Training Exam in FM Residency Program
Awards and Honors
Recognition for National Doctor’s day in 3/30/2019
Short Biography
I was born in south part of France.My parents moved back to Iran after they completed their education there.I have raised in University campus, since my father was working as a professor there. I had completed my Medical degree in Tehran/Iran and completed 3 years of internal medicine residency in University Of Tehran. I moved to US in 2001 and passed the medical board exams.
I have completed my residency in USC-family medicine program in 2010. I have worked as primary care for 2 years, then I decided to continue my education in Geriatric Medicine in Kaiser Permanente. after fellowship, I started working in Pomona Valley Medical Center as primary care with hospital privilege and also as a faculty in FM residency program for over 2 years. In 2015, I decided to work as SNFist for Healthcare Partners in Orange County. I got an offer to join UCI Senior health center in 2016. I am proud to be part of Geriatric Medicine Team in UCI Health for over 3 years.
Correlation between Lace Score and outcome in elderly patients in skilled nursing facility.
Professional Societies
American Academy Of Family Physician
American Geriatric Sociaty
Other Experience
Primary care physician
CHSI in Riverside County 2010—2012

primary care physician
Premier Family practice associate Inc in PVMC 2013—2015

skilled nursing facility physician(SNFist)
Healthcare partners in Orange County 2015—2016

Graduate Programs
Family Practice

Geriatric Medicine (IM)

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