West Virginia University School of Medicine
Family Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Preventive Medicine: Addiction Medicine
Dr. Peklinsky is originally from Wheeling, WV. He obtained his Athletic Training degree from Wheeling Jesuit University. During his undergraduate years, Dr. Peklinsky spent time as an EMT (pain and volunteer), first responder in a casino, ER Tech, and a state certified firefighter. Dr. Peklinsky obtained his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine. Towards the end of medical school he was selected as a rural scholar to the West Virginia University School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program and finished his training as Chief Resident. Post training he served as core faculty and inpatient director for WVU SOM Department of Family Medicine, and eventually was an Associate Program Director of the residency program. During his time with WVU, Dr. Peklinsky created an addiction curriculum for medical school students during the family medicine clerkship, a longitudinal residency addiction curriculum, and an addiction curricular track for those interested in fellowship utilizing a collaboration with WVU SOM Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry. His ultimate goal is to improve addiction education and reduce the stigma of addiction and addiction treatment, which lead to obtaining board certification in Addiction Medicine. He additionally worked regularly in the nursing home and as a hospice physician while maintaining typical outpatient obligations in the practice.
Dr. Peklinsky has an interest in championing the full breadth of family medicine's scope of practice. He enjoys inpatient and outpatient medicine including office based procedures, women's health procedures, and office based vasectomy.
Dr. Peklinsky is married with 2 children and spends his downtime keeping up with his family and endless handyman projects.