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About Dr. Irene Hwu

Dr. Irene Hwu, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stony Brook, NY. She has 11 years of experience. Her specialties include Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Hwu has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Irene Hwu is Good. Dr. Irene Hwu has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Irene Hwu is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Stonybrook University Hospital

101 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794
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Specialties

Dr. Irene Hwu has the following 2 specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Irene Hwu has the following 9 expertise

  • Confusion
  • Senility
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Cognitive Issues/Testing
  • Osteoporosis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Osteopenia
  • Dementia
  • EOL Care

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Education

    11 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2007

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Stonybrook University Hospital, 101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY
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