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Yuliya Riat, MD

Director of Section of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care Services, Waterbury Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine; Associate Professor, Quinnipiac University School of Medicine.

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Yuliya Riat, MD



Dr. Yuliya Riat has joined Waterbury Hospital/Chase Clinic in October 2015. She is originally from Kazakhstan, where she received her Medical Doctorate Degree from the prestigious Karagandi State Medical University. She had completed her residency in Internal Medicine and graduated from Geriatrics Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr.Riat is practicing Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine and the areas of her expertise range from care for the independently living residents, to the assisted living, where she visits her patients at their homes, and to the dementia units in the long term care facilities. She is focusing her interest on Geriatric Assessments, particularly in diagnosing and treating dementia and memory loss, gait and balance problems, addressing Geriatric polypharmacy and elderly drivers’ safety. Dr.Riat has received several awards for medical excellence throughout her career.

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  • MD
    Karagandi State Medical Academy (1997)

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