We found 10 geriatricians who accept Cigna near Rye, NY.
Dr. Silvio Ceccarelli works as a general internist and geriatrician. He has received a 1.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ceccarelli honors. Dr. Ceccarelli attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kings County Hospital Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with White Plains Hospital, St. Joseph's Medical Center, and WESTMED Medical Group. Dr. Ceccarelli is accepting new patients.
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Dr. William Martimucci's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Martimucci accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Martimucci is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.
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Dr. Todd Friend is a family medicine physician and geriatrician. Dr. Friend is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He has an open panel. He graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Garden City Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Dr. Friend is conversant in Spanish.
Dr. Elizabeth Odierna practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Odierna honors Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and more. She attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. Her professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Odierna's office for an appointment.
Dr. Roger Madris specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Patient ratings for Dr. Madris average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Madris accepts Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Westchester Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Madris (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Madris welcomes new patients.
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Dr. Thiruvinvamalai Dharmarajan's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Dharmarajan accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Cigna. Before completing his residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Dr. Dharmarajan attended medical school at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors.
Dr. Allison Ostroff sees patients in Greenwich, CT and New Haven, CT. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and POMCO. Dr. Ostroff is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, she performed her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Jeffrey Escher is a general internist in White Plains, NY. He is a graduate of Université Libre de Bruxelles. Dr. Escher's residency was performed at NYU Langone Medical Center and New Britain General Hospital. He takes MagnaCare, Fidelis, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Escher (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Escher is professionally affiliated with Westchester Medical Center.
Dr. Norris Fox works as an internist and geriatrician. Dr. Fox is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Fidelis, Family Health Plus, and Elderplan. He attended medical school at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Fox (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Russian.
Dr. Barbara Katzeff works as an internist and geriatrician. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Cigna, Aetna, and Medicaid. She attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Katzeff is conversant in Spanish.
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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.