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Ranked #7 in the country, Weill Cornell Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine is proud to partner with NewYork-Prebyterian, ranked #6 in the nation and #1 in NYC by US News and World Report.

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Geriatric and Palliative Care physicians offer advanced and compassionate palliative care in New York. Our Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine team provides an extensive network of resources for the comprehensive care of older adults, bringing together a wide range of services that provide easy access to high-quality care. Weill Cornell Medicine gerontologists coordinate closely with physicians in other practices, such as neurology and psychiatry, as needed to offer the full spectrum of palliative treatments.

Weill Cornell Medicine – New York's Expert Geriatric Specialists

Physicians and nurse practitioners at the Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging provide both primary care and consultation in a multidisciplinary, collaborative setting. The Center also runs Housecalls, an innovative program that brings physicians to the homes of elderly patients in the neighborhood of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and delivers care for those unable to visit our physicians.

Additionally, in the summer of 1999, Weill Cornell Medicinr formed the Center for Aging Research and Clinical Care, which integrates all geriatrics activities across the institution. The Center is administered by Weill Cornell Medicine's Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, and its mission is to improve the quality of life of older adults through an integration of NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine's Aging Programs in research, clinical care, and teaching.

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Gail Katz
Talking about Brian M. Eiss, M.D.

"Im a relatively new patient of Dr. Eiss. He is a caring and intelligent doctor, with a great deal of patience. Ive recommended him to two friends who feel the same way that I do. Just today I once again recommendedd him."

Nov 27, 2017
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