Dr. Alexander Kolessa M.D.
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine227 Madison St New York NY, 10002
Dr. Alexander Kolessa practices Geriatric Medicine in New York, NY. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Kolessa works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Geriatric Medicine
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