Ronald D. Adelman, MD

Ronald D. Adelman, MD

Ronald D. Adelman, MD
Specialties: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Consult Psychiatry, Psychiatric Consultation, Geriatric Medicine
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1484-1486 First Avenue
New York, NY 10075

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Emblem Select Care
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About Ronald D. Adelman, MD

Ron Adelman, M.D., is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Adelman is the Co-Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is the Emilie Roy Corey Professor of Geriatrics and Gerontology.  Dr. Adelman is also the Director of the Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging, Director of the Center for Aging Research and Clinical Care and directs Adult Palliative Care at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Adelman’s research interests are in older patient-physician communication, caregiving and a range of palliative care topics.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Geriatric Treatment
  • Palliative Care and Hospice Care


  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


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