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We found 10 geriatricians who accept Medicaid near Newark, NJ.

Dr. Theresa Marie Redling, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
156 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Theresa Redling practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Livingston, NJ, Newark, NJ, and West Orange, NJ. In her practice, she is particularly interested in dementia. Dr. Redling is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Morristown Memorial Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Redling (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Dementia

Dr. Steven Alan Eisenstat, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1050 Galloping Hill Road; Suite 202
Union, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Eisenstat's medical specialty is family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Patients gave Dr. Eisenstat an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine and a graduate of Union Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Eisenstat speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center.

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Dr. Anne-Marie Marie G Gracia, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
59 Main Street; Suite 204
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Anne-Marie Gracia's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Gracia is professionally affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She accepts Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, she performed her residency at The University Hospital, Newark.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1060 Broad Street
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Sandhya Shah practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Newark, NJ. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Aetna, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI). She attended Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark for residency. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Dr. Suganthini Umakanthan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, Geriatrics
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Suganthini Umakanthan specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Princeton, NJ and Newark, NJ. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Jaffna Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Umakanthan completed her residency training at Coney Island Hospital. She is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
90 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Dennis Quinlan's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Newark, NJ and East Orange, NJ. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Martland Hospital for residency. Dr. Quinlan accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare.

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Dr. Jashvant S Amin, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
355 Henry Street
Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Jashvant Amin specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Amin is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College Baroda and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1155 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Joshua Schor practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Schor attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Robert B Solomon, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
744 Galloping Hill Road
Roselle Park, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Solomon's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Roselle Park, NJ. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Solomon's areas of expertise include prostate problems, sinusitis (sinus infection), and bladder infection. He is professionally affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Dr. Solomon studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
188 Jefferson Street; Suite 111
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Alexander Kolessa's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Kolessa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian. Dr. Kolessa graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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What is Geriatrics?

Geriatrics is the subspecialty of internal medicine that provides primary care to older adults. Physical health tends to decline with age, and geriatricians work to manage such age-related concerns as chronic illness, frailty, multiple medications, and declining mental health to keep seniors as active and independent as possible.

Some of the most common concerns seen by a geriatrician include:

  • Mobility issues, including the need for canes and walkers, as well as preventing falls
  • Osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones, which affects as many as a quarter of all men and half of all women over fifty
  • Loss of hearing or vision
  • Incontinence, or the inability to control one’s bladder
  • Memory loss, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

A geriatrician may also provide their patients with comprehensive care that includes checking on their social health. Seniors are at increased risk for poverty, loneliness, abuse, and injuries in the home. As part of their health care, a geriatrician may inquire about family support, living conditions, or the ability of a patient to perform daily self-care tasks.

In some cases, a geriatrician may serve as an advisor to other physicians on a specific case or condition. However, most of the time geriatrics is a primary care specialty, and geriatricians provide routine health care to the older patients they work with.