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Your loved one's needs are our priority
Our geriatric medicine specialists are here to provide quality, compassionate care for your aging loved one. Services include diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic problems, evaluations for memory disorders, health screenings, referral coordination and more.

Compassionate care

The geriatric population is an important and growing part of our community, and the Division of Geriatric Medicine is dedicated to looking out for the elderly and their families. Our skilled and compassionate physicians are board certified in internal and geriatric medicine. And our certified social workers and social services make sure your loved one gets all the help they need, including information regarding insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.

Services we offer

Staten Island University Hospital offers expertise in the assessment, care and ongoing management of conditions affecting the elderly and their caregivers:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic problems
  • Comprehensive evaluations for Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders
  • Health screenings for common problems found in the elderly, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart problems, osteoporosis, arthritis, memory loss, depression and confusion
  • Evaluation of geriatric patients' medications and their interactions
  • Coordination of referrals for specialty services

Our service locations

Hospital-based geriatric centers are located at both the North and South campuses of Staten Island University Hospital:

North Site
242 Mason Avenue
Wednesdays 1pm-4pm
Thursdays 1pm-4pm
Appointments: (718) 226-6323 or (718) 226-3968

South Site
375 Seguine Avenue
Mondays 1pm-4pm
Appointments: (718) 226-2515 or (718) 226-3968

Geriatric Consultation Center
500 Seaview Avenue, (718) 351-8100

Geriatric Psychiatry
450 Seaview Avenue, (718) 226-8100

Our director

Donna Patrice Seminara, MD

Director of Service - Director of Geriatric Medicine of Medicine - Geriatric Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

Specialties: Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine