Division of Geriatrics

Patient Care

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 Referrals and Appointments: 866-MEDTALK (1-866-633-8255)

Patient and Physician Referral
The Montefiore Center for Aging & Independence offers outstanding primary and consultative care for older adults, with geriatricians available for your medical care needs.

Conditions We Treat
Comprehensive care of older adults including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart conditions, arthritis, emphysema, diabetes, falls, balance problems, osteoporosis, urinary incontinence, sleep disturbances, memory loss, depression, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, changes in function impacting well-being and independence, elder abuse and neglect, and others.

Inpatient Hospital Treatment for Older Adults
The Montefiore Geriatrics Acute Care Service provides comprehensive, integrated primary and consultative care for older adults hospitalized at Montefiore Medical Center's Moses Division.

Outpatient Geriatric Care
An outpatient clinic for older adult patients with specialists in dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, memory loss, osteoporosis and bone density evaluation, falls assessment and prevention, and elder abuse and neglect.

Home Visiting Program
Specialized in-home primary and consultative geriatric medical care for homebound older adults.

Nursing Homes
Clinical affiliated sites for Einstein Division of Geriatrics-sponsored education and training of medical students, residents and/or post-graduate geriatrics fellows in geriatric medicine.


Study on Genetics of Frailty Aims to Keep Seniors Sprightly
Drs. Joe Verghese and Nir Barzilai have teamed up with Drs. Gil Atzmon and Roee Holtzer to identify interventions to keep us strong and agile into old age.


Dr. Joe Verghese's research was featured in a National Geographic cover story on the potential genetic roots of longevity.

Bogaisky's Readmission Study Receives AAMC Honorable Mention
Research conducted by Dr. Michael Bogaisky initiated a unique collaboration to identify and resolve the issues leading to high hospital readmission among the skilled nursing facility patient population.


Contact Us

Division of Geriatrics
111 East 210 Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Fax: 718-655-9672

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