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Derick Peter Pasternak

Derick Peter Pasternak, American physician, medical center executive. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine. Decorated Bronze Star. Fellow: American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, American College Physician Executives (board directors); member: American Group Practice Association, Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, New Mexico Medical Society.


Pasternak, Derick Peter was born on April 21, 1941 in Badapest, Hungary. Arrived in the United States, 1956, naturalized, 62. Son of Leslie Laszlo and Hedvig (Hecht) Pasternak.


Came to the United States, 1956, naturalized, 1962. Bachelor, Harvard University, 1963, Doctor of Medicine cum laude, 1967. Master of Business Administration, U. New Mexico, 1985.


Intern, junior resident Bronx Municipal Hospital, New York City, 1967—1969. Resident in internal medicine University California Hospitals, San Francisco, 1971—1973. Member staff Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, since 1973, medical director quality assurance program, 1976—1980.

Medical director Lovelace Medical Foundation, 1980—1986. President, Chief Financial Officer Lovelace Health Systems, since 1986. President New Mexico Professional Services Review Organizations, Inc., 1980—1982.

Clinical associate professor medicine University New Mexico Referee United States Soccer Federation. Captain Medical Corps, Army of the United States, 1969-1981, lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve.


Fellow American Medical Association, American College Physicians, American College Physician Executives (board directors). Member American Medical Association, New Mexico Medical Society, Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, American Group Practice Association.


Married Nancy Jean Clark, June 6, 1969. Children: Kenneth Zoltan, Katherine Renee, Sarah Marie.