We found 19 geriatricians who accept WellCare Choice near Manhasset, NY.

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Dr. Yakov Iofel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard; Suite 201
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Yakov Iofel works as an internist and geriatrician. Dr. Iofel is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He is conversant in Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Iofel has an open panel.

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Dr. Maria Torroella Carney, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Maria Carney sees patients in Glen Cove, NY, Great Neck, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is a graduate of New York Medical College. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Carney takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Carney's professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Olawumi Oluwabunmilola Babalola, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
300 Community Drive; Department of Internal Medicine, ( Section of Hosp. Medicine)
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Olawumi Babalola specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Babalola has an open panel. She is a graduate of the University of Ibadan College of Medicine. Dr. Babalola (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Greek, and Japanese.

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Dr. Gisele Patricia Wolf-Klein, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Gisele Wolf-Klein's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She practices in New Hyde Park, NY and Great Neck, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Wolf-Klein (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean. Dr. Wolf-Klein is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She attended medical school at the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wolf-Klein takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Rupal Shwetang Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Rupal Shah's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She practices in New Hyde Park, NY and Great Neck, NY. She studied medicine at Pramukh Swami Medical College. Dr. Shah's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Nooshi Fatima Karim, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
330 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Nooshi Karim practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Karim takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Nalanda Medical College. Dr. Karim (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Liron Danay Sinvani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Liron Sinvani practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Manhasset, NY. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Sinvani studied medicine at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. She is conversant in Hebrew. Dr. Sinvani is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Luigi Michele Capobianco, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1 School Street; Suite 203
Glen Cove, NY
 

Dr. Luigi Capobianco's specialties are family medicine, general internal medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Winthrop-University Hospital. Dr. Capobianco is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Capobianco attended medical school at the University of Siena Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Capobianco (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian.

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Dr. William Joseph Bennett, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
101 Saint Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY
 

Dr. William Bennett's areas of specialization are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bennett is a graduate of the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bennett (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He is affiliated with Huntington Hospital and Glen Cove Hospital. Dr. Bennett has an open panel.

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Dr. Howard Jay Guzik, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Howard Guzik practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in New Hyde Park, NY, Manhasset, NY, and Great Neck, NY. He is rated highly by his patients. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guzik honors. Dr. Guzik attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Guzik is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Lori Catherine Katinas, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Lori Katinas practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in New York, NY and Manhasset, NY. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Katinas graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Katinas is open to new patients.

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Dr. James Dimitrios Lolis, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. James Lolis specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He speaks Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Lolis studied medicine at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Lolis is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Tara Ann Liberman, MD, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
600 Community Drive; Suite 304
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Tara Liberman is an internist and geriatrician in Manhasset, NY and New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Liberman is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Liberman is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Dr. Donna Anthea Lawrence, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Donna Lawrence practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in New Hyde Park, NY and Astoria, NY. She attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Lawrence honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lawrence (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Dr. Lawrence is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Zumaira Fatima, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2001 Marcus Avenue; Suite 160 S
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Zumaira Fatima's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). In addition to English, Dr. Fatima (or staff) speaks Urdu, Telugu, and Sign Language. She is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Fatima graduated from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fatima is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4207 Utopia Parkway
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. John Pizzolla sees patients in Flushing, NY and Whitestone, NY. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Pizzolla attended medical school at the University of Padua Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Pizzolla is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pizzolla (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.