Nestor H. Praderio, MD

Nestor H. Praderio, MD was born and raised in Argentina. A graduate of the University of La Plata School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Psychiatry at Yale University, affiliate program at Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut, and served as Assistant Clinical Professor with Yale University Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Nestor H. Praderio

DrPraderio currently holds the position of

  • Medical Director at the Christus Spohn Behavioral Medicine Department
  • Christus Spohn Medical Director of the Geropsychiatric Unit
  • Medical Director for the Geropsychiatric Unit at Care Regional Medical Center

With a focused special interest in Geriatric Psychiatry, Nestor H. Praderio, MD is also

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Chairman of the Psychiatric Department of Christus Spohn Hospital System
  • Consultant to various nursing centers and assisted living facilities in South Texas
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas A&M Health Science Center.

DrPraderio‘s research interests vary and are reflected in his numerous

  • Presentations and workshops
  • Publications on geriatric psychiatry
  • Public and community activities

He is also the founder and president of Face to Face, LLC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. DrPraderio‘s dedicated time to this organization is on a volunteer basis. He is involved in supporting different educational activities and sponsoring events that explicitly dedicate time to caregivers and family members.  These include but are not limited to

  • Speaking to caregivers, families, and clinicians
  • Presenting Face to Face “Alzheimer’s Education & Support Program”
  • Hosting the annual Face to Face “Family & Friends Caregiver Festival”
  • Sponsoring the annual Face to Face “Walk for Memory”
  • Co-founder of Memories on Canvas® – registered and sponsored by Face to Face, LLC
  • Conducting National Memory Screening Program
  • Participating in an Alzheimer’s Candlelight Vigil