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Geriatric Services

Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ
for Geriatrics

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.