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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 is a general internist and geriatrician in Livingston, NJ, Newark, NJ, and West Orange, NJ. Dr. Redling (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language and Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Redling include dementia. Dr. Redling is professionally affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group. She attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Redling honors.

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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 specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Eisenstat accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Before performing his residency at Union Hospital, Dr. Eisenstat attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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 is a general internist and geriatrician. Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gracia takes. Dr. Gracia is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of The University Hospital, Newark's residency program. She is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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

Dr. Sandhya Shah's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); she sees patients in Newark, NJ. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Aetna, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI). Before performing her residency at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark, Dr. Shah attended Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College for medical school. 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 practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Princeton, NJ and Newark, NJ. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Umakanthan is a graduate of the University of Jaffna Faculty of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Umakanthan completed a residency program at Coney Island Hospital. She is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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

Dr. Dennis Quinlan is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Quinlan is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Martland Hospital's residency program. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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

Dr. Jashvant Amin is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and geriatrician. Dr. Amin is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. He graduated from Medical College Baroda and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amin honors.

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

Dr. Joshua Schor is a West Orange, NJ physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Schor accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine.

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Dr. Robert B Solomon, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
744 Galloping Hill Road; Suite 1
Roselle Park, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Solomon's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Solomon include prostate problems, sinusitis (sinus infection), and bladder infection. On average, patients gave Dr. Solomon a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Solomon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Atlantic Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Sleep Disorders, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Wounds, Bladder Infection, Varicose ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Alexander Kolessa specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Kolessa is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Kolessa (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian.

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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.