Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center

General Information

The Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center is an outpatient consultative service that provides a comprehensive assessment of older persons who have medical, psychological, cognitive or social problems impeding function or threatening independent living. Staff at the center work with the patient and family, the patient's physician, and other care providers in the evaluation to identify and coordinate community resources that will optimize the patient and family's living situation. Staff members include geriatric physicians, psychiatrists, case managers and patient care associates, all with special skills in the care of older persons.

Common problems addressed by the center include: loss of self-care skills, loss of mobility, difficulty walking, falls, memory loss, confusion, agitation, depression, complex medical problems and long-term care options. 

All Physicians

Cooney, Leo, Jr

Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Fried, Terri

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)


Gill, Thomas

Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine

Kumar, Chandrika

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)


Marottoli, Richard

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Tinetti, Mary

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine


van Dyck, Christopher

Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurobiology

Walke, Lisa

Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)