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Alana C. Serota, MD, CCFP, CCD

Internal Medicine, Metabolic Bone

About Dr. Serota

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.

Departments

Internal Medicine
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease

Specialized Centers

Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Health

Patient Stories

Insurance

Please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out of network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.

Credentials

Appointments

Physician/Ambulatory Care Center, Hospital for Special Surgery

Affiliations

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

Certification

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

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2021, 2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021, 2022

Education

Queen's University, Canada 2000

Residency

Queen's University, Canada 2002

Fellowship

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

State Licensure

Languages

English

For My Patients

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Directions to The Pavilion

My office is located at The Pavilion, 541 East 71st St. The main entrance to The Pavilion is on the north side of 71st Street underneath the sky bridge that connects the main hospital to the Belaire Building.

Pavilion map Please see directions from other HSS locations:

  • From the Main Hospital (535 East 70th St):
    Enter the Hospital lobby and take the West elevators to the 2nd Floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn right and continue down the hallway and over the sky bridge. Once across the sky bridge, you will see a set of elevators on your left. Take the elevator to my office.
  • From the Belaire Building Main Entrance (525 East 71st St):
    Enter the Belaire lobby and take the front elevators to the 2nd Floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn left and follow the hallway around until you see another set of elevators on your right. Take the elevator to my office.
  • From the Belaire Building 72nd Street Entrance (524 East 72nd St):
    Enter the Belaire building and walk down the stairs. Follow the hallway around, past the first set of elevators on your left. Continue down the hall and past the windows until you see another set of elevators on your right. Take the elevator to my office.

Publications by Dr. Serota

Research

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of December 03, 2019, Dr. Serota reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Dr. Serota in the News

 
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