Geriatrician

Dr Paul Pearson

Dr Paul Pearson graduated in Medicine from the University of NSW in 1998. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (since 2008) and trained predominately at Royal Prince Alfred and Concord Hospital.
Dr Pearson is a Geriatrician at three public teaching hospitals and works at a private hospital in the Illawarra. He also holds a position in the NSW GMET and has an active role for NSW Ministry of Health looking in to serious adverse events in the hospital system.
Dr Pearson's interest in Aged Care was realised at an early stage in his medical career. He focuses on the care of the whole person and aims to maximise each individuals function/ quality of life.
Issues that Dr Pearson commonly and expertly manage include comprehensive geriatric assessment, dementia assessment/management (and the challenges that dementia can pose), falls, medication management and planning ahead.
Outside of work, Dr Pearson is a husband bringing up 2 young children with his wife. His interests (outside that of his children) are tennis, traveling (in his past life) and reading.

Dr Pearson is delighted to be able to provide expert Aged Care in the Inner West. He is also available to see patients in their own home and on nursing home visits.