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Alana C. Serota, MD, CCFP, CCD


Internal Medicine
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Alana C. Serota, MD, CCFP, CCD


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

Tel: 212.774.2019
Fax: 212.774.2025
East River Professional Building
523 East 72nd Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.2019
Fax: 212.774.2025

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.

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Appointments

Physician/Ambulatory Care Center, Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Internal Medicine
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease

Affiliations

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

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Cigna
Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)
Oxford
United Healthcare

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Book an Appointment with Dr. Serota

Dr. Serota accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Cigna
Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)
Oxford
United Healthcare

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

Please call our office at to book an appointment.

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

Certification

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

State Licensure

New York

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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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.