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Rita C Crooms, MD Email Rita Crooms

Geriatrics, Palliative Care
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    • Positions
    • INSTRUCTOR | Neurology
    • INSTRUCTOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Specialties
    • Geriatrics, Palliative Care
    • Neurology
    • Languages
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Spanish
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice 212-241-7076

Rita "Caroline" Crooms, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, serving as an instructor in the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai Health System. She has a interest in neuropalliative care (supportive care focused on improving quality of life for patients with serious neurologic illness, as an extra layer of support in addition to the care patients get from their other doctors).

Dr. Crooms received her BA from Swarthmore College, her medical degree from University of California, San Francisco, completed her neurology residency at University of California, San Francisco, and a fellowship in palliative medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Crooms is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. Dr. Crooms offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate.  Please call her office to schedule a video visit.

Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Palliative Care

Education

MD, University of California, San Francisco

Residency, Neurology
University of California, San Francisco

Fellowship, Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, English