Dr Koppany Visnyei (a.k.a. “Dr V”) is a board certified internist. A native of Hungary, he graduated from Hannover Medical School in Germany, and worked at the University of Zurich Hospital in Switzerland and the University of Uppsala in Sweden, before coming to California. He got re-certified as an internist in the US at the Griffin/Yale program in Connecticut and at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He also has an academic background in neurosurgical sciences, neuroscience and molecular biology.
Dr V has been in private practice since 2013, focusing on primary care, infectious diseases, men’s health and the gay, lesbian, transgender / LGBTQ community. Dr V is on the forefront of HIV, PrEP, Hepatitis C, other sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and other infectious diseases.
Dr V is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of HIV Medicine, the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), the Society for Neuroscience, the American Association of Cancer Research and of Collaborative Drug Discovery. Dr V has been distinguished with several honors and awards, including the Planetree Patient Centered Care Medallion, the Award of Excellence for outstanding Performance from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Foundation for Biomedicine Award and the Biomedical Sciences Exchange Program Scholarship Award. Dr Visnyei has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals including Science, Cancer Research, Stem Cells and Stroke. Dr V has given countless talks both to academic and non-academic audiences nationally and internationally.