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Thuy-Tien L. Dam, MD

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Dr. Tien Dam completed her residency in Internal Medicine and geriatrics fellowship at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. She has worked as a hospitalist and clinical geriatrician. Since 2008, Dr. Dam has been an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging. Her clinical interest is in sarcopenia, falls, frailty, disability and hospitalizations. Dr. Dam's research interests are in body composition, sarcopenia and frailty. She is exploring how these issues contribute to disability and to quality of life in older adults. Dr. Dam is currently involved in several long-term observational studies of healthy aging. She is also conducting several clinical studies to test whether pharmacologic and/or behavioral interventions can delay or prevent frailty and disability.

NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital
Primary Specialty
Geriatric Medicine (Board Certified)
Education And Training
University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
Residency: University of California-San Diego Medical Center
Fellowship: University of California-San Diego Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Research Studies
Clinical Research
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Primary Office
Allen Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034

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