RN, MBA, PhD, CNOR
Georgia Persky has advocated for patients, nurses and the environments in which they coexist over the course of her entire nursing career. That career spans 40 years, during which time she has served as a Surgical Staff Nurse, Perioperative Nurse Supervisor and Perioperative Director of Nursing. Dr. Persky holds a Masters Degree in business and a Doctorate in nursing research, and has certifications in perioperative nursing (CNOR) and advanced nursing administration (NEA-BC).
Dr. Persky is the founding Director of the Princeton Surgical Center, the first surgical center in New Jersey. She has 25 years of experience serving as Vice President of Patient Care Services at four diverse institutions: the Medical Center at Princeton, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, and most recently at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.
At OR Dx + Rx, Dr. Persky serves as a Managing Partner, reviewing hospital perioperative services with an interdisciplinary team, and bringing to bear her extensive expertise on the improvement of clinical work environments, care delivery, the enhancement of interdisciplinary relationships and their enhancement of patient care, and technological improvements for safety, efficiency and communication. Dr. Persky has led the implementation of relationship-based care, which dramatically changed organizational culture and patient care outcomes in two academic medical centers and two community hospitals.
Dr. Persky lives in Bedford, New York with her husband Mark Persky. She enjoys travel, wellness and coordinating family gatherings with her five adult children, their spouses and their eight unruly grandchildren. She continues to teach, advise hospitals and engage professional nurses in their pursuit of excellence.