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We found 25 geriatricians who accept Humana near New Hyde Park, NY.

Dr. Yakov Iofel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
330 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Yakov Iofel sees patients in Manhasset, NY and Great Neck, NY. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Iofel speaks Russian. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Iofel's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Gisele P Wolf-Klein, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Research Building; 270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Gisele Wolf-Klein's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); she sees patients in New Hyde Park, NY and Great Neck, NY. Patient ratings for Dr. Wolf-Klein average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wolf-Klein takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Wolf-Klein (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean. She is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Wolf-Klein's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Rupal Shwetang Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2800 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Rupal Shah specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She attended medical school at Pramukh Swami Medical College. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah accepts. In addition to English, Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Shah's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Maria Torroella Carney, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Lijmc - Research Building; 270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Maria Carney's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Carney has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of New York Medical College. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Carney's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Howard Jay Guzik, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2800 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Howard Guzik's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Guzik studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Guzik is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. James Dimitrios Lolis, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2800 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. James Lolis is an internist and geriatrician in New Hyde Park, NY, Great Neck, NY, and Manhasset, NY. Dr. Lolis's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lolis accepts. He graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School. He is conversant in Greek. Dr. Lolis is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Kadesha C Collins-Fletcher, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
865 Northern Boulevard; North Shore - Lij Medical Group Division of Geriatric and Palliativ.
Suite 201, NY
 

Dr. Kadesha Collins-Fletcher is a family medicine physician and geriatrician in Suite 201, NY and Great Neck, NY. She is a graduate of American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Collins-Fletcher an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Collins-Fletcher (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Collins-Fletcher's hospital/clinic affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. 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, who practices in Manhasset, NY and Forest Hills, NY, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Babalola accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She graduated from the University of Ibadan College of Medicine. Dr. Babalola (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Greek, and Japanese. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Babalola's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Zumaira Fatima, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2001 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Zumaira Fatima practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Jamaica, NY, Lake Success, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. She is a graduate of Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga. Dr. Fatima's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fatima (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Telugu, and Sign Language. She is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Fatima welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Nooshi Fatima Karim, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
North Shore - Lij Medical Pc; 270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Nooshi Karim specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She attended medical school at Nalanda Medical College. Dr. Karim (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Karim's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Liron Danay Sinvani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
300 Community Drive; Nsuh - Department of Internal Medicine
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Liron Sinvani's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is conversant in Hebrew. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Sinvani is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Sinvani takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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

Dr. John Pizzolla's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). The average patient rating for Dr. Pizzolla is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Pizzolla is a graduate of the University of Padua Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Pizzolla (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Ricardo Cunanan Elagio Jr., MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
330 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Ricardo Elagio sees patients in Manhasset, NY. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Elagio honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. He is conversant in Filipino. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Elagio welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Lori Catherine Katinas, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
300 Community Drive; Nsuh - Department of Medicine
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Lori Katinas sees patients in New York, NY and Manhasset, NY. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katinas takes. Dr. Katinas is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Katinas's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Adrianna Jeanne Garite, DO
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
222 Station Plaza N; Suite 518
Mineola, NY
 

Dr. Adrianna Garite works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist and geriatrician in Mineola, NY and Huntington, NY. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Garite is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Garite is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
900 Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, NY
 

Dr. Barbara Tommasulo specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Tommasulo accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Tommasulo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. She is accepting new patients.

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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.