The Sabio Team

Carla Perissinotto, MD
Owner, Medical Director
& Chief Medical Officer

Carla Perissinotto, MD, is a distinguished professional with board certifications in internal medicine, geriatrics, and palliative medicine. Her career at UCSF from 2017 to 2021 included a significant role as associate chief for geriatrics clinical programs, where she developed new clinical initiatives for older adults. With over a decade of experience in home-based primary care at the Over60 Health Center and UCSF Care at Home, Dr. Perissinotto has a profound background in serving older adults. Her recent role as associate medical director at VITAS hospice involved innovative approaches to caring for patients with terminal dementia.

Carla Perissinotto, MD, has been recognized for her teaching excellence, receiving multiple honors, including the HRSA Geriatric Academic Career Award from 2010 to 2015. She utilized this award to develop curricula on elderly patient care. Dr. Perissinotto has also gained recognition both nationally and internationally for her research on the impact of loneliness on the health of older adults. Her work emphasizes the importance of integrating loneliness assessments into healthcare and the development and implementation of community programs aimed at reducing loneliness and isolation in adults.

Dr. Perissinotto has played a pivotal role in developing age-friendly clinical protocols and programs for SabioHealth At-Home clinicians. Her commitment to providing high-quality, advanced primary and palliative care for older adults is a key aspect of her work. This dedication is evident in how she shapes the practice and influences the team members, ensuring that the care delivered meets the specific needs of older adults.

Carla Perissinotto, MD in the news.
Dr Carla Perissinotto

“As a Geriatrician and Latina, it’s important to remind everyone that aging matters, equity matters, we all matter.”

Carla Perissinotto, MD

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