Pacific Grove Staff

Evagelos Coskinas, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Director

Pacific Grove Hospital is pleased and honored to announce the appointment of Dr. Evagelos Coskinas as Medical Director of Pacific Grove Hospital.  Dr. Coskinas brings a wealth of experience in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatric, having practiced and taught psychiatry for 26 years.

Dr. Coskinas earned both a Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology and Biophysics and a Doctor of Medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.  He completed an Internship and Residency at the University of California at Irvine, College of Medicine where he received the Best Resident Award and Commendation for Student Research from the Department of Psychiatry.  Dr. Coskinas is licensed in General Psychiatry and also in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as in General Medicine by the American Board of Medical Examiners.

Prior to coming to Pacific Grove Hospital, Dr. Coskinas held Medical Director and Administrative positions in geriatric and psychiatric facilities in Riverside and Orange Counties, as well as in Greece, and serves as the Medical Director for CITrials in Riverside, Santa Ana, and Bellflower.

Dr. Coskinas is a professor of psychiatry at the University of California and has co-authored numerous publications, including a publication on The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Motor Impairment and Visual Adaptations in Parkinson’s Disease.  Dr. Coskinas presented at the World Psychiatric Association in 2006 on The Impact of Community Placement on the Level of Functioning of Chronic Psychiatric Patients.

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