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Paula Lester, MD, Geriatrics, Mineola, NY, NYU Winthrop Hospital

PaulaLesterMD

Geriatrics Mineola, NY

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Associate Medical Director for Transitions of Care, Sunharbor Manor; Associate Fellowship Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, NYU-Long Island; Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU Long Island School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Paula Lester is a geriatrician in Mineola, NY and is affiliated with NYU Long Island Hospital. She received her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice 16 years. She specializes in Geriatric Medicine and is certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellFellowship, Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine), 2004 - 2005
  • Stony Brook Medicine/University Hospital
    Stony Brook Medicine/University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • 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

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes
    Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing HomesJune 10th, 2016
  • 6 Signs Your Family Member’s ‘Forgetfulness’ Is Actually Alzheimer’s Disease
    6 Signs Your Family Member’s ‘Forgetfulness’ Is Actually Alzheimer’s DiseaseSeptember 21st, 2018
  • When Patients Wander
    When Patients WanderFebruary 12th, 2018
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