Veerawat Phongtankuel, M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Personal Statement

I am excited to be a part of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Weill Cornell. As a board-certified geriatrician, I incorporate an integrative approach when practicing medicine while striving to provide the best possible care to my patients. It is a privilege to be able to practice medicine and I take great pride in being improving the well-being and quality of life of the patients I care for.

Biographical Info

Dr. Phongtankuel is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical College and completed his residency at Temple University Medical Center. He joined the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine after finishing his geriatric medicine fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Phongtankuel is an AFAR/Hartford Foundation COE Scholar and an Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Scholar. His research interest focuses on improving quality of care for patients at the end-of-life.

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Geriatric Medicine)
Clinical Expertise
Transition of Care
  • M.S.
    Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University
  • M.D.
    State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • B.S.
    Cornell University
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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