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Joanna Sheinfeld

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
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  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

  • Geriatric Medicine

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus


  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine

  • BS, Brown University

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Yale University School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Geriatrics
    Yale University School of Medicine


    Dr. Sheinfeld graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Sheinfeld sees patients as part of the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program. Clinical interests include Palliative Care, dementia, and falls. She actively participates in the medical education of students, residents, and fellows at Mt. Sinai.


End of life decision making, Caregiver burden

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Sheinfeld did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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