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Geriatric Medicine


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Geriatric Medicine

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UCLA geriatricians are specialists in the managing of the overall health of people age 65 and older and treating the medical disorders that frequently affect the elderly, including falls and immobility, urinary incontinence (lack of bladder control), memory loss and dementia, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoporosis and diabetes.

As a result of their specialized training, geriatricians can knowledgably consider and address a broad spectrum of health-related factors - including medical, psychological and social - when treating their patients.

The UCLA Division of Geriatrics offers comprehensive outpatient and inpatient services at several convenient locations, and works closely with other UCLA programs that strive to improve or maintain the quality of life of seniors. Primary and consultative care is offered at 200 UCLA Medical Plaza on the Westwood campus, at 1245 16th Street in Santa Monica, at 100 Moody Court in Thousand Oaks, and at 19950 Rinaldi St in Porter Ranch.

In addition, UCLA geriatricians provide inpatient and post-hospital services for their patients, including:

  • Hospital care on a dedicated geriatric-medicine service at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
  • Consultative care for persons hospitalized at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood
  • Post-hospital care at rehabilitation facilities in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica
  • Primary care at nursing homes in West Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Thousand Oaks
  • Primary care assisted living facilities in Westwood and Thousand Oaks

UCLA Geriatrics accepts traditional fee-for-service Medicare, and has limited participation in some Medicare Advantage health plans.

Please visit the Division of Geriatrics website for more information

Telephone Number
(310) 206-8272 Westwood, information and referral
(310) 319-4371 Santa Monica, information and referral
(805) 418-3500 Thousand Oaks, information and referral
(818) 271-2400 Porter Ranch, information and referral

Fax Number
(310) 206-3551 Westwood
(310) 319-4141 Santa Monica
(805) 418-3505 Thousand Oaks
(818) 271-2401 Porter Ranch



List of primary care physicians by specialty

Chief Specialty
Reuben, David MD Geriatric Medicine

Koretz, Brandon MD, MBA Geriatric Medicine

Cabagnot, Adelita FNP Geriatric Medicine
Charette, Susan MD Geriatric Medicine
Chen, Grace MD Geriatric Medicine; General Internal Medicine
Chodosh, Joshua MD Geriatric Medicine
D'Ambruoso, Sarah NP Geriatric Medicine
Dattoma, Lucia MD Geriatric Medicine
Eslami, Michelle MD Geriatric Medicine
Evertson, Leslie NP Geriatric Medicine
Ferrell, Bruce MD Geriatric Medicine; General Internal Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Garcia, Maristela MD Geriatric Medicine
Greendale, Gail MD Geriatric Medicine
Harris, Patricia MD Geriatric Medicine
Hu, Peifeng MD, PhD Geriatric Medicine
Jennings, Lee MD General Internal Medicine
Karlamangla, Arun MD Geriatric Medicine
Kim, Mihae NP Geriatric Medicine
Leonard, Susan MD Geriatric Medicine
Maly, Rose MD Geriatric Medicine
Moore, Alison Ahern MD Geriatric Medicine
Moreno, Jeanine NP Geriatric Medicine
Panlilio, Michelle NP Geriatric Medicine
Reeves, Kemi NP Geriatric Medicine
Rosen, Sonja MD Geriatric Medicine
Sanna, Maija MD General Internal Medicine; Geriatric Medicine
Sarkisian, Catherine MD Geriatric Medicine
Schickedanz, Heather MD Geriatric Medicine
Tan, Zaldy MD Geriatric Medicine
Tran, Hong-Phuc MD Geriatric Medicine
Tuqan, Alia MD Geriatric Medicine
Wanagat, Jonathan MD Geriatric Medicine
Whiteman, Jane Elizabeth MD Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric Medicine

Age/Sex Gender
Senior Health

Pharmacist: Natalie Whitmire, PharmD, BCPS ( Available on Wednesday)

Our Locations

Westwood Practice
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 420
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel: (310) 206-8272
Fax: (310) 206-3551
Santa Monica Practice
1245 16th Street, Suite 204
Santa Monica, CA
Tel: (310) 319-4371
Fax:(310) 319-4141
Thousand Oaks Practice
100 Moody Court, Suite 200
Thousand Oaks, CA 91369
Tel: (805) 418-3500
Fax: (805) 418-3505
UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program
1245 16th St, Suite 204
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Tel: (310) 319-3222
Fax: (310) 319-4141
Porter Ranch Practice
19950 Rinaldi St, Suite 300
Porter Ranch, CA 91326
Tel: (818) 271-2400
Fax: (818) 271-2401
UCLA Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel: (310) 794-9830
Fax: (310) 794-9824
Skilled Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities
Please visit the link for more information.

Giving to the Division of Geriatric Medicine

How You Can Make a Difference

Gifts to the UCLA Division of Geriatric Medicine may be made online, by check, or by calling the Development office at (310) 825-5328.

Gifts by Check

If you prefer to mail your donation, please fill out the online giving form, print it, and mail it with your payment to the address below:

UCLA Division of Geriatrics
10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 3132
Los Angeles, California 90095-1784