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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

The 39th Mason F. Lord Lecture Presentation on March 18, 2014

Dr. Peter Abadir has been selected as a Fellow of the Wound Health Society Foundation

Drs. Green and Schoenborn are the newest faculty members in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology effective July 1, 20141

Drs. Green and Schoenborn are the newest faculty members in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology effective July 1, 2014

Drs. McKenzie, Stewart, Bellantoni and Finucane publish article “Bacteruria in Individuals who Become Delirious”

Laura Gibson, a Training Administrator in Graduate Medical Education is recognized for her national leadership with ACGME and ADGAP

Danelle Cayea, MD, MS, has been selected for an IEE Outstanding Educator award for Teaching

Dr. Alicia Arbaje and colleagues published an article “Regardless of Age” in the Journal of General Internal Medicine

Dr. Anuj Bhatnager, Clinical Fellow in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, has been recruited to become an Associate Medical Director with Riverside PACE in Richmond, VA

Ariel Green, MD, MPH has been selected for a KL2 grant to support her research and research training

Dr. Colleen Christmas, colleagues Dr. Rebeca Rios and Laura Hanyok and student members have been selected by the Primary Care Consortium for a project called, Behavioral Health Coaching Elective to Promote Primary Care Interest

#1 in Geriatrics in the U.S.

US News and World Report Best HospitalsThe Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in the nation in 2013 and is the only hospital in history to be ranked #1 for 21 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report.


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.


Traveling for care?

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Whether crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

U.S. 1-410-464-6713 (toll free)
International +1-410-614-6424



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