Curriculum Vitae

Todd A Fearer, M.D., FACP

WORK ADDRESS:

1214 Coast Village Rd., Suite No. 5
Santa Barbara, CA 93108 ph. (805) 969-4382

PERSONAL DATA

BIRTH: May 21, 1955; Cleveland, Ohio
MARRIED: Bonnie Blundell Fearer, July 20, 1985
CHILDREN: 3 sons born: 10/91, 10/93, 5/98

EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE, POST-BACCALAUREATE:

9/73 – 6/77 Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA (B.S., Psychology)

9/77 – 6/79 University of California at Irvine
Irvine, CA
Pre-medical studies (no degree)

MEDICAL EDUCATION:

9/79 – 6/83 University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA (M.D.)

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

7/83 – 6/85 & 3/86 – 2/87; Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Internal Medicine Internship and Residency
7/85 – 2/86 General practice/Urgent Care Santa Barbara, CA

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

California Medical License #G54961, 1985
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine [No. 117564] – September 1987
Geriatric Medicine – Certificate of Added Qualifications,
American Board of Internal Medicine – April 1992; November 2002; October 2013

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

7/85 – 2/86
The Med Center
Santa Barbara, CA
General practice/Urgent Care

3/87 – 12/87
Staff Physician and Acting Director
Shick Shadel Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA

12/87 – 5/96
Medical Director
Westmont College Student Health Service

1/88 – present
Private practice – Geriatric Medicine
Outpatient, referral-based consultative and primary care
geriatric medicine.

1/88 – present
Associate Medical Director – Geriatric Medicine
Casa Dorinda Life Care Community.
Responsible for care of geriatric patients in ambulatory, board & care, and skilled nursing facility settings.

8/91– 7/15
Subacute Unit Medical Director – Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Subacute Unit. Responsible for admission standards, medical care oversight, coordination of interdisciplinary rehabilitative care.

5/98 – 12/14
Hospitalist – Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
St. Francis Medical Center Santa Barbara: 5/98 – 5/03
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital: 4/01 – 12/14
Responsible for providing acute, inpatient internal medicine and geriatric medicine consultation

5/00 – present
Medical Director – Geriatric Medicine
The Samarkand Retirement Community
Responsible for reviewing standards of professional performance, reviewing policy, assuring physician compliance with state and federal guidelines for skilled nursing care.

10/17 – present
Medical Director – Geriatric Medicine
The Valle Verde Retirement Community
Responsible for reviewing standards of professional performance, reviewing policy, assuring physician compliance with state and federal guidelines for skilled nursing care.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Medical staff – Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA
Medical staff – Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA

HOSPITAL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Bioethics Committee
Helped to develop operational definitions for Futile Treatment Policy
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Infection Control Committee
St. Francis Medical Center Bioethics Committee – Chairman 2003

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Teaching faculty Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital – Internal Medicine Residency Program
Attending physician for Geriatric Medicine – clinical rounds and lectures.
Includes clinical instruction of USC medical students rotating through Cottage Hospital

Mentor/Clinical faculty – ACGME required office/hospital-based rotation in Geriatric Medicine for internal medicine residents

HONORS

Collegiate:
Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society 1976

Medical:
Elected to Fellowship – American College of Physicians – 2009

American College of Physicians/Community Based Teaching Project
Preceptorship Award – 1996

American Board of Internal Medicine – Geriatric Medicine subspecialty examination test development through diplomate generated questions and relevance review – 1995

PROFESSIONAL & SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

American Geriatrics Society
American College of Physicians
California Medical Association
Santa Barbara County Medical Society

COMMUNITY LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS (recent)

Norovirus – Seasonal Gastroenteritis 2016
Adult Immunizations 2015
Geriatric Transitions – Hospital-Skilled Nursing Facility-Home 2012
Pills, Ills, & Bills – Geriatric pharmacology & Medicare D 2011
Vitamin D 2010
Pain – Assessment and Management in Long Term Care 2010
Abnormal Laboratory Results – The Significance of Critical Labs 2009
Falls “We All Fall Down” – Mechanisms and Prevention 2008
Herpes Zoster & Postherpetic Neuralgia 2007
Alzheimer’s Disease 2005

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Volunteer physician, Young Life Malibu Camp
British Columbia
2012, 2013, 2014

Alzheimer’s Association, Central Coast Chapter
Vice Chairman Executive Board 2005 – 2010
Board member 2000 – 2010

Santa Barbara Community Church
Worship Leader 1983 – 2010

NATIONAL MEETINGS (recent)

2011 American College of Physicians Annual Meeting – San Diego CA
2010 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting – Orlando FL
2009 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting – Chicago IL
2008 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting – Washington D.C.
2007 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting – Seattle WA
2006 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting – Chicago IL