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Lucy Perazzo, MD

Lucy Perazzo graduated magna cum laude from the Iona Honors Program in 1988. During her senior year, she participated in an internship in the Invertebrate Paleontology at the Museum of Natural History where she studied evolutionary changes in the fossil record using Trilobites. Upon graduation, she began a Doctoral Program at SUNY Stony Brook in Evolutionary Biology with plans to pursue Paleontology. During her teaching she realized she missed Physiology.
Lucy continued with Neuroscience research on the human fetal pathways responsible for hearing as well as pathological processes leading to deafness at SUNY Stony Brook and the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles. She then entered the University of Chicago Medical School for her true calling – the field of medicine. Lucy completed her Internal Medicine Residency at NYU/Bellevue and has been a practicing Internist since 1999 in both NYC and now in Westchester County.
Lucy has maintained a passion for teaching and life-long learning, and she has taught or precepted courses at SUNY Stony Brook, U. of Chicago, Iona College, and NYU/Bellevue Residency program as well as teaching her patients daily about their health, diseases and treatments. She remains passionate for academic endeavors. Lucy is married to John Edwards, PhD, a research scientist in cell physiology at NY Medical College, and they have two lovely daughters.