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Laurie G. Jacobs, M.D.

Laurie G. Jacobs, M.D.

Professor, Clinical Medicine (Geriatrics), Einstein

Vice Chair, Clinical and Educational Programs, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Health System and Einstein

Geriatrics/GerontologyAnticoagulantsElder care/Elder abuse

Clinical care of older adultsEnd-of-life care

Dr. Jacobs is a practicing geriatrician, a physician who specializes in the care of older adults. She is also a nationally recognized educator of medical students, residents and practicing physicians in geriatric medicine, focusing on issues common or unique to the elderly such as falls, medication issues, incontinence, dementia, elder abuse, and end-of-life care.  Dr. Jacobs’ research focuses on evaluating risks and benefits of anticoagulants for prevention of stroke and deep venous thrombosis in the elderly. read more...