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Manisha Parulekar, MD, Geriatrics, Hackensack, NJ, Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center

ManishaSantoshParulekarMD

Geriatrics Hackensack, NJ

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Chief, Division of Geriatrics, Co-Director, Center for Memory Loss and Brain Health at Hackensack University medical center

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  • Office

    Geriatrics-Center for Healthy Senior Living
    360 Essex Street Suite 401
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    Phone(551) 996-1140
    Fax(551) 996-0543
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Education & Training

  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolFellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 2002 - 2003
  • New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
    New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002
  • Topiwala National Medical College
    Topiwala National Medical CollegeClass of 1994
  • Ramnarayan Ruia CollegeBachelor's, 1986 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2002 - 2003
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2002 - 2004
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Docs, NY Metro Area 2014-2020
  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2014-2020
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2011-2020
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Decreased Leptin Levels in Normal Weight Women with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: The Effects of Body Composition and Nutritional Intake  
    Miller KK, Parulekar MS, Schoenfeld E., Anderson E., Hubbard J., Klibanski A., Grinspoon SK, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 1/1/1998
  • Case Presentation of Hydatid Cyst in Pregnancy  
    Parulekar M, Wani R, Bombay Hospital Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1/1/1995

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • New Jersey Geriatric Fellowship Consortium: an evaluation of collaborative didactics.
    K. Overbeck, M. Parulekar, J.J. Raymond, K. Sharma, Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, San Antonio, TX, 1/1/2017
  • Accelerated hip fracture surgery and postoperative outcomes in the elderly.
    Ramchandran, A, Parulekar M, Tank L, Sarkar A, Kim, S, Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, San Antonio, TX, 1/1/2017
  • Geriatric Consultation In Trauma Patients Reduces High Risk Medication Usage At Discharge.
    Parulekar M, J. Sharma, Tank L, Presidential Poster Session, Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Longbeach, CA, 1/1/2016
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Lectures

  • "Perspectives in Care: Improving Transitions from the Skilled Nursing Facility to the Community" 
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/19/2017
  • "An Innovative Approach to Delirium Management in the Hospital Setting." 
    Austin, TX - 1/1/2017
  • "Delirium" 
    1/13/2016
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Other

  • Managing Delirium Behaviors with One to One sitters. 
    Joan Colella, DNP, ANP-BC, NP-C; Dianne Aroh, MSN, NEA-BC; Claudia Douglas, DNP, ANP; Nancy VanBuitenen, MSN, ANP-BC; Jodi Galesi, MSN, FNP-BC; Angelica Castro, BSN, R..., Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
    1/1/2017
  • Dementia In Care Transitions 
    Robert Burke, MD, MS, Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD, H. Edward Davidson, PharmD, MPH Kenneth Boockvar, MD, MS, Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD Susan M...., White Paper, The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care/AMDA
    1/1/2016
  • Case report: Fatal Cerebral Reperfusion. 
    Kothari, R., Sarkar, A., Parulekar, M., Suchak, N., Tank, L.

Authored Content

  • AGS19: Leadership and Fundraising Go Hand in HandMay 2019
  • AGS19: Leadership and Fundraising Go Hand in HandMay 2019

Press Mentions

  • Commentary: Don’t Make Your Family Guess Your Health Care Wishes
    Commentary: Don’t Make Your Family Guess Your Health Care WishesApril 15th, 2019
  • Older People Need Geriatricians. Where Will They Come From?
    Older People Need Geriatricians. Where Will They Come From?January 3rd, 2020
  • Health Costs, Not Obamacare, Dominate the Future of Federal Spending
    Health Costs, Not Obamacare, Dominate the Future of Federal SpendingJune 30th, 2016
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Grant Support

  • Accountable Health CommunitiesCMS/CMMI2017–2022

Committees

  • Chair, Transitions of care subcommittee, AMDA/PALTC 2020 - Present
  • committee member, Health Systems Innovation - Economics and Technology Committee /AGS 2017 - 2020
  • vice chair, Trasnition of care /AMDA 2016 - 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Marathi, Hindi

Hospital Affiliations