Analiese DiConti-Gibbs, M.D.

Licensure and Certifications
National Provider Identification: 1316334204
Physician and Surgeon A, California Medical Board, Active. (Expiration: 12/31/2019)
ABIM Board Certified (8/2018)

 

Education and Professional Appointments

Education:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and Biology, June 2010

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Doctor of Medicine, May 2015

Post-Graduate Training:
Internship, Internal Medicine, USC Internal Medicine Residency Program, Los Angeles CA, (June 2015-June 2016)

Residency, Internal Medicine, USC Internal Medicine Residency Program, Los Angeles CA, (July 2016-June 2018)

Chief Resident, USC Internal Medicine Residency Program, Los Angeles CA, (July 2018 – current)

Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, UCSF Geriatric Fellowship Program, San Francisco, CA (planned July 2019 – July 2020)

 

Research and Scholarship

LAC+USC Department of Medicine, Quality Improvement (June 2017 – current)
Mentor: Dr. Andrew Young, M.D.

Aim to reduce unnecessary lab ordering on inpatient medicine services through various resident-focused interventions

LAC+USC Department of Medicine, Quality Improvement (April 2016 – June 2017)
Mentor: Dr. Gina Rossetti, M.D.

Aim to reduce hospital readmissions of patient admitted to LAC+USC for decompensated cirrhosis by performing medication reconciliation phone calls one week after discharge 

Brain-Body Dynamics Lab, Viterbi School of Engineering of USC (May 2012-May 2015)
Medical Student Researcher, Mentor: Dr. Francisco Valero-Cuevas, Ph.D.

Coordinator of a clinical trial quantifying dexterity of hand function in patients with Parkinson’s Disease using new technology developed in Brain and Body Dynamics Lab

 Health, Technology, and Engineering at USC (Aug 2011-July 2013)
Non-certificate Program, Mentor: Dr. George Tolomiczenko, Ph.D. and Dr. Terry Sanger, M.D.

New interdisciplinary educational program with Keck School of Medicine and USC Viterbi School of Engineering in which MD and PhD candidates work together on a design project to fill a need in the medical community. 

Retina Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (June 2010-July 2011)
Research Specialist, Mentor: Dr. Thomas Lee, M.D.

Development of novel human model for retinoblastoma. Successfully, reprogrammed orbital adipose tissue from retinoblastoma patients into induced pluripotent stem cells for study, a technology that had never been used before in this laboratory.

 

Awards and Honors

Residency
Junior Resident of the Year (June 2017)
Excellence in Primary Care (May 2017)

University
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (Oct 2007-May 2010)
RC Byrd Scholarship Award Winner for Academic Excellence (2006)

 

Publications

Abstracts and Presentations:

Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting (Los Angeles, CA, January 2019) “Less is More When More is Too Much: Reduction of Unnecessary Lab Orders on Inpatient Medical Services” K. McKnight, A. DiConti, P Deligero, J Rivelle, A Young.

LAC+USC Hepatology Grand Rounds (July 2017)Hepatic Manifestations of Sickle Cell Disease.” A. DiConti

LAC+USC Morbidity and Mortality Conference (November 2016) A Physician’s Toolbox for Dealing with Difficult Family Situations” A. DiConti, G. Rossetti, A Storms.

American College of Physician Regional Conference (October 2016) Myasthenia Gravis as a Cause of Respiratory Failure in a Patient with Thymoma.” A. DiConti, G. Rossetti.

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Conference (May 2012) “Manipulation Of Gene Expression In Orbital Adipose-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells From Retinoblastoma Patients Using Lentiviral Vectors.” D Wu, J Aparicio, A DiConti, N Harutyunyan, and T Lee. 

World Stem Cell Summit (Oct 2011)“Retinoblastoma Disease Modeling using Patient Derived Pluripotent Stem Cells to Generate RB1 Deficient Retinal Progenitor Cells.” J Aparicio, A DiConti, N Harutyunyan, and T Lee.

 

Leadership Experience and Service

Innovation in Medicine at Keck, Secretary (Sept 2011-May 2013)
Founding membrane of a student interest group.
Goal to inform future physicians about available technologies in medicine available to them and their patients.

Pediatric Service Groups: Reach out and Read and Tom Bradley Tutor (Sept 2011-May 2012)
Read to children at LAC+USC during lunch time
Taught 4th and 5th graders about science and medicine at Tom Bradley Elementary School in Los Angeles.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Play Room Attendant (Oct 2010-July 2011)

MIT Women’s Water Polo Club, Captain and President (Sept 2007-May 2010)
As president, organized tournaments, fundraisers, and team events.
Established the Alumni Relations Program which generated a 500% increase in donations through alumni events, sponsorships, and creating a newsletter.

 

Skills and Assets
Spanish: conversational and medical Spanish at a proficient level, Certified Translator at LAC+USC
Computer: Intermediate level programming in python and MATLAB, Quick to learn new programs
Laboratory: Techniques in stem cell culture, induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) reprogramming, vector construction, tissue culture with human lines, basic molecular biology methods. Basic engineering techniques in optics, circuitry design, and laser imaging.

 

Interests
Traveling
NCAA Football
House Renovation Projects
European History
Cooking, Baking, and Trying New Recipes