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Welcome to the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry!

University Behavioral HealthCare
671 Hoes Lane West, Room D-338
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: (732) 235-4402
Program Director: Shailaja Shah, MD

The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry provides comprehensive primary and consultative care for for older adults with psychiatric illness in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The goal of this program is to help older adults maximize functional abilities and improve their quality of life. There is also an emphasis on the neuropsychiatric and iatrogenic aspects of illness as well as on sociocultural, ethnic, economic, ethical, and legal considerations that may affect psychiatric management.