Please note: You must be on a Medicare Advantage plan accepted at The Polyclinic to choose Dr. Garrie as your primary care physician.
Meet Alaina Garrie, DO
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Dr. Garrie discusses the Older Adult Care Clinic and her practice philosophy in this video.
American Board of Family Medicine
Dr. Garrie received her medical degree from Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, N.J. She completed her residency at The Lehigh Valley Family Medicine Residency Program in Allentown, Penn. She completed her fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at The Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, N.Y.
“I am driven to support people to live their best lives and reach their dreams and aspirations at any age.”
Dr. Garrie provides comprehensive primary care to older adults. Her clinical interests include creative aging, patient-centered care plans, cognitive or memory impairment/dementia, fall prevention, advanced care planning, and osteopathic manipulation.
“I enjoy spending time with my family, yoga, exercise, learning languages, and traveling. I have lived for a month or more in the following countries: India, Chile, Peru, Israel, Czech Republic, and Italy.”
“I am interested in helping people stay active and engaged with life. I am committed to advocating for my patients by creating personalized care plans to help them reach their health goals. My role is also to support patients and their loved ones navigate important health decisions.”
Swedish Medical Center
- Garrie A, Hansen S, Wilson, L, Are there any behavioral interventions that prevent the development of cataracts in elderly patients? Evidence-Based Practice by Family
Physicians Inquiry Network. 2020.
- Garrie A, Jones LE, Chen JF, et al. New Vein Compression Entities in Patients with Unexplained Leg Swelling. Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2017; 45-173-175. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2017.06.044.
- Garrie A, Goel S, Forsberg MM. Medical Students’ Perceptions of Dementia after Participation in Poetry Workshop with People with Dementia. International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease..2016; 2016:1-7. Doi:10.1155/2016/2785105