Salwa Gerges, MD, FACP, CMD

Specialties

Geriatrics

Languages

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

Treatments

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

Education

Medical Degree

University of Alexandria

Residency

Jersey City Medical Center

Fellowship

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Board

Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), Internal Medicine

Insurance

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

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