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Abisola B. Mesioye, MBBS

Academic Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Director, Geriatrics and Extended Care Clinical Center VA Maryland Health Care System


Perry Point VA Medical Center - Building 23 H, 4th Floor

Phone (Primary):

(410) 642-2411, ext. 6355

Education and Training

  • College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Department of Internal Medicine, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Harvard Medical School, Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine
  • Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in the Health Professions

Certification: Board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Dr. Abisola Mesioye is the Director of the Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) Clinical Center of the VA Maryland Health Care System. GEC provides inpatient and outpatient clinical services, as well as overseeing and coordinating several community programs. The inpatient services are located at two Community Living Centers (CLC), and there is a GEC Hospice and Palliative Care Consult Team at the acute hospital. Outpatient services are provided through the Home Based Primary Care Program (HBPC) and the Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Team (Geri PACT) clinic. The community programs include Home Hospice, Community Nursing Home, Home Respite, Medical Foster Care, Veteran Directed Care, Home Health Aide/Home Maker, Community Residential Care and a Medical Companionship Program. Dr. Mesioye is responsible for the clinical and administrative leadership for all of the services provided by the clinical center. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Before becoming Clinical Center Director in 2014, Dr. Mesioye was the Medical Director of the Loch Raven VA Community Living Center. Prior to joining the VA as a staff physician, she served as the Medical Director of Elder Service Plan of Cambridge Health Alliance--a PACE (Program for all-inclusive care of the elderly) program. Her scholarly work is related to the care of patients in long term care settings and medical education.

Dr. Mesioye attended the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and completed a Fellowship in General Internal Medicine. She went on to complete residency in Internal Medicine at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY and a two year Geriatric Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice, and Palliative Care. Additionally, she is a Harvard Macy Scholar and Certified Medical Director.

Dr. Mesioye is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians and an American Geriatric Society Fellow.

Highlighted Publications

Mesioye AB, Cordts, G.A, Pain Assessment in Older Adults: In, Effective Treatments for Pain in the Older Patient, ed. by Cordts, G.A., Christo P.J. Springer, 2019.