Albert L Siu

Albert L Siu, MD

  • PROFESSOR & CHAIR EMERITUS | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
  • PROFESSOR | Medicine
  • PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy


Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Siu is a Professor in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. He holds secondary appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Health Evidence and Policy. Since 2018, he has directed Mount Sinai’s Institute for Care Innovations at Home. From 2002-2017, he was the Ellen and Howard C. Katz Chairman's Chair in the Brookdale Department. Prior to that (1998-2002), he was Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine and the Director of Adult Primary Care at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Siu graduated from Yale Medical School and went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at UCLA. He joined the UCLA faculty in 1985 in Medicine with a joint appointment at RAND. He served as Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at UCLA from 1989 until his departure in 1993 to become a Deputy Commissioner in the New York State Department of Health. In 1995, he came to Mount Sinai as a Professor in the Department of Health Policy (now called Health Evidence and Policy).

He is a general internist, geriatrician, and health services and policy researcher. He is currently a Senior Associate Editor of Health Services Research and a past member and Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Dr. Siu is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.


In The News

Dr. Siu discusses health care for Baby Boomers in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up. View the PDF.


Hospice & Palliative Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Yale University School of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine, UCLA Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine, UCLA Medical Center

Fellowship, Clinical Medicine, UCLA Medical Center

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