Salwa Gerges, MD, FACP, CMD

Maimonides Physician




English, French, Arabic

About Me

Dr. Salwa M. Gerges is a Board Certified Geriatrician and Internist. She has a special interest in Alzheimer's and Dementia. Dr. Gerges was elected as the best fellow and the best researcher of the Year 1999-2000, and was honored the research award by the Henry L. Schwartz, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University. She has written a chapter in the book of the American College of Physicians about Geriatric Pharmacology, entitled "Vitamin B12 and Folate Deficiency." Furthermore, she published an article on "B12 Deficiency" under the section of "Evidence Based Medicine" in The News Letters monthly publication of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

  • Geriatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Medical Illnesses in Elderly
  • Complex Medical Issues in the Elderly
  • Frailty
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's Disease


  • Geriatric Functional Assessments
  • Goals of Care Assessments
  • Geriatric Cognitive Assessments


Medical Degree

University of Alexandria


Jersey City Medical Center


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), Internal Medicine


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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