We found 6 geriatricians who accept Cigna near Rye, NY.

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Dr Silvio John Ceccarelli MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY

Dr. Silvio Ceccarelli works as an internist and geriatrician in Rye, NY. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Ceccarelli completed his residency training at Kings County Hospital Center. He is rated 1.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ceccarelli speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Dr Todd Michael Friend DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
Average rating 4.87 stars out of 5 (4 ratings)
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY

Dr. Todd Friend is a physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). In addition to English, Dr. Friend speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Garden City Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Friend takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He has an open panel.

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Dr Allison Margold Ostroff MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
75 Holly Hill Lane
Greenwich, CT

Dr. Allison Ostroff works as a general internist and geriatrician in Greenwich, CT. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ostroff include geriatric health. She accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. Dr. Ostroff is professionally affiliated with Stamford Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Geriatric Health

Dr William Martimucci MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY

Dr. William Martimucci's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Before completing his residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Dr. Martimucci attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Dr Roger Scott Madris MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Average rating 3.95 stars out of 5 (24 ratings)
14 Rye Ridge Plaza; Suite 151
Rye Brook, NY

Dr. Roger Madris' areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Madris accepts AARP, Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Madris's office for an appointment. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Madris (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian.

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Dr Elizabeth A Odierna MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY

Dr. Elizabeth Odierna specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University and a graduate of Montefiore Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Odierna accepts Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and more. She is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. She is open to 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.

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