Geriatrics

Chief:  Dr. Malay Das. Attended Calcutta Medical College. 

The south Bronx has a very large geriatric population making it an excellent place to learn comprehensive geriatric care of complicated patients. This service utilizes a teamĀ­ based approach with its own dedicated pharmacist, psychiatrist, social worker and physiotherapist. Issues of polypharmacy. Dementia, falls, functional independence and rehabilitation are addressed in detail. The Geriatric clinic is integrated with the Palliative service to ensure the patients’ goals of care are properly addressed.