Alana C. Serota, MD, CCFP, CCD

Dr. Serota completed training in primary care medicine in Canada. Her clinical duties and research focused on general women's health, osteoporosis care, contraceptive technologies, and access to same. She then went on to complete a Fellowship in Women's Health with an emphasis on gynecology and internal medicine relevant to the health of women at centers of excellence throughout Ontario. She was certified as a Menopause Practitioner by the North American Menopause Society in 2002.

Dr. Serota's second fellowship was in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease at the Hospital for Special Surgery. This further focused her interests to the study of bone health in women and men from the late teenage years onward. Her current clinical interests include maintenance and improvement of bone health throughout life, especially premenopausal and perimenopausal women, and optimization of bone health and healing before, during, and after surgical orthopedic procedure. She is committed to a patient-centered, biopsychosocial approach to the care of osteoporosis and metabolic bone issues.


Physician/Ambulatory Care Center, Hospital for Special Surgery


Internal Medicine
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease


North American Menopause Society, Certified Practitioner
International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Certified Clinical Densitometrist

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross PPO
United Healthcare

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Queen's University, Canada 2000


Queen's University, Canada 2002


Women’s Health, Queen’s University, Canada 2003
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2007


American Board of Family Practice 2005
Canadian College of Family Physicians 2002

State Licensure

New York

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.


Contact Information

Office Locations

East River Professional Building
523 East 72nd Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.2019
Fax: 212.774.2025

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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