Dr. Michael Wasserman is a geriatrician in Woodland Hills, California. In 2001, he cofounded Senior Care of Colorado, which became the largest privately owned primary care geriatric practice in the country before he sold it to IPC in 2010.
Dr. Wasserman previously was president and chief medical officer for GeriMed of America, a geriatric medical management company in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Wasserman is a graduate of the University of Texas, Medical Branch. He completed an internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a geriatric medicine fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. He spent 5 years with Kaiser Permanente in southern California, where he developed a consultative geriatric medical model.
Dr. Wasserman is past chair of the American Geriatric Society’s Managed Care Task Force and presently serves on the Public Policy Committee. He was formerly a public commissioner for the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission. He actively supports the Wish of a Lifetime Foundation and previously served on the Board of the Denver Hospice. Dr. Wasserman has spoken extensively and been published on a variety of topics, involving geriatrics, Alzheimer’s disease, practice management, and managed care.