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Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

The mission of the Johns Hopkins University Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology is to provide the highest quality clinical care to improve the health of older adults and society by creating, translating, and disseminating knowledge through education and research.

We welcome patients, medical professionals, clinicians, researchers, and students from all types of backgrounds. Some come to us from around the corner and others from around the world. What our patients and staff bring us in diversity expands our ability to serve aging adults and their families.


Video: 50 years of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Learn about the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins Medicine as it celebrates 50 years of service and innovation.

What's New

New York Times quotes Dr. Bruce Leff in article describing Hospital at Home

Dr. Bruce Leff, Professor of Medicine was elected to the ABIM Council and Chair of the Geriatric Medicine Specialty

Dr. Jessica Colburn is recipient of the 2015 Institute for Excellence in Education’s (IEE) Lisa J. Heiser Award

Drs. Matt McNabney and Jen Hayashi to receive 2015 Diversity Recognition Award

Richard Marcinko, P.A., is winner of 1st Annual ‘Miller-Coulson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award

Dr. Michele Bellantoni Elected to Serve a 3 Year Term on AMDA Board of Directors

Tom Berlin, Administrator of Geriatric Medicine obtained status of ‘Fellow” with ACHE

New York Times quotes Dr. Bruce Leff in article describing Hospital at Home1

Refer a Patient

To refer a patient for a geriatric care consultation, please contact us at 410-550-0925.


Health Tips for Older Adults

Watch videos of Dr. Arbaje providing health tips as seen on ABC 2 News.



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