Dr. Nick Paslidis has 32 years of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology clinical practice with progressive healthcare management experience as a physician executive in acute care hospitals and systems and health plans. He spent from 1996-2010 in various clinical and leadership positions in Arkansas including CEO of the Statewide Quality Organization and CMO in Northern Arizona Healthcare.
Dr. Paslidis received his BA in Chemistry in 1981 and MD in 1988 from Ross University School of Medicine graduating as valedictorian. He went on to earn High Honors completing his PhD in Cell Biology from MD Anderson Cancer Center/ University of Crete School of Medicine in Greece in 1991 and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Harvard University in 2006 ( Magnum Cum Laude). He received Post Doctoral research training at Baylor College of Medicine ( Dept of Cell Biology), then Internal Medicine internship and residency at University of Texas Medical School- Houston. He went on to training in Gastroenterology at Harvard School of Medicine- Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Dana Farber Cancer Center.
Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2018 and Fellow of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review of Physicians 1997.
Dr. Paslidis presently holds Academic positions at:
-Univ of Arkansas Medical School, Assoc. Professor, College of Public Health
-Univ of Arizona College of Medicine , Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
-Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix, Assistant Clinical Professor. Internal Med
-Northern Arizona University, Professor, School of Nursing and ARCOM-Osteopathic School
Dr. Paslidis is also a Volunteer/ Member with Sedona 30, ACP-AZ Board Council, ABQAURP National Vice Chairman, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church Parish Council, AHEPA and Hellenic Philosophical Society of Sedona, Chains’ De Rotisserie and Maggie’s Place.