Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ
Geriatrics is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the health and well-being of older adults. Geriatricians diagnose, treat and manage diseases and conditions that require a special approach when dealing with the aging.
Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s geriatric services for:
- Special Program for Adults 65 & Over
The Geriatric Medical Group in Lake Success, NY, is devoted to caring for the complex emotional and physical needs of adults 65 years of age and older.
- Interdisciplinary Team of Geriatric Specialists
Patients are evaluated, tested and diagnosed by experienced professionals who work with the elderly every day. A customized treatment plan is developed for each patient.
- Memory Disorders Program
Our multidisciplinary geriatrics team assesses and treats cognitive dysfunction such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease, as well as memory disorders that can be reversible.
- Home Visit Program for Select Patients
Our geriatric specialist will come to your home if you are unable to come to us.
- Option of Choosing Geriatric Physician
Your primary physician may refer you, but you can choose your geriatric physician and make an appointment directly. Visits are usually covered by Medicare.