Sonia Pawluczyk

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
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Areas of treatment:

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Research and Pharmacological Trials
Behavioral Problems Associated with Dementias
Mood Disorder In the Elderly


  • Psychiatry - Geriatric


  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


  • English
  • Spanish

Sonia Pawluczyk, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Practicing location:

  • Keck Hospital of USC

About this doctor:

Dr. Pawluczyk was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After receiving her MD diploma at the Medical School of the University of Buenos Aires, she completed the “Curso Superior de Psiquiatria” at Hospital Borda. She moved to Los Angeles and entered the residency training in Psychiatry at LAC+USC. She did a fellowship in Psychiatry and the Law and in Geriatric Psychiatry. She then joined the Department of Psychiatry and has been part of the Geriatric Studies Center since 1991. Dr. Pawluczyk practices at the Memory and Aging Center at USC and she is also a consultant at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. Dr. Pawluczyk is fluent in Spanish.


Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, University of Buenos Aires 1973


LAC+USC Medical Center 1984 - 1985


University of Buenos Aires: Psychiatry 1974 - 1976
LAC+USC Medical Center: Psychiatry 1985 - 1988


University of Southern California Institute of Psychiatry and Law 1988 - 1989
LAC+USC Medical Center: Geriatric Psychiatry 1989 - 1992

Professional society memberships:

American Psychiatry Association
American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry