Our mission is to increase the capacity toward optimal health and well-being and we seek to carry out our mission by keeping in alignment with three core principles:
We provide health care for a broad and complex range of acute and chronic diseases and conditions, which include, but are not limited to, diabetes, hypertension, asthma, heart disease, chronic bronchitis/emphysema, pain, high cholesterol, obesity, sleep apnea, arthritis, tobacco use, depression and anxiety.
Preventive services include the coordination of screening tests for breast cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer and osteoporosis, as well as travel medicine, adult vaccinations, sleep apnea and preoperative medicine.
We regularly monitor the quality of our care and obtain feedback from our patients through patient satisfaction surveys. We continuously pursue innovative practices to advance our health care offerings.
GMA follows nationally recognized practice guideines and standards. Resources include, but are not limited to:
Why Choose General Medical Associates?
The physicians at General Medical Associates are on staff at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and are clinician-educators at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. As educators, we are knowledgeable of the most recent advances in clinical medical practice, evidence-based medicine, and accepted practice guidelines. Each year, we train approximately 100 internal medicine residents.
General Medical Associates believes in compassionate care for all patients and that every patient has a right to medical care that is supportive, unbiased and heartfelt.
General Medical Associates is located at 10 Union Square East, suites 3G, H, and J at the Phillips Ambulatory Care Center. We are accessible by subway, bus and car.
Please call (212) 844-8100, and press 2 to schedule or cancel an appointment. We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you’re unable to keep your appointment, please call to cancel, as a courtesy to other patients who may need an appointment. We reserve the right to discharge patients who miss three or more appointments without calling to cancel.
General Medical Associates is open Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 8 pm
Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
If you feel that you need immediate care regarding any health issue, please contact our office at (212) 844-8100, and press 3. If your condition is a medical emergency, call 911.
To request a prescription refill, call (212) 844-8100, and press 4. Please have the following information available:
A nurse will verify the doctor’s order in your medical record and contact your pharmacy within two to three days of your call. Please do not wait until your prescription runs out to contact us. Some prescription refills may require that you first see your doctor.
If your insurance requires that you receive a referral, before seeking care from a specialist, you may obtain a signed referral during your General Medical Associates appointment or you may call our office at (212) 844-8100, and press 5. Please request your referral in advance of your specialty appointment. Referrals may take 24-48 hours for processing. Some referrals may require that you to see your primary care doctor first.
If your test results are satisfactory, you will receive a letter from your doctor. If the results are not satisfactory, your doctor will call you.
If you have a question regarding your bill, please contact our Professional Billing Office at (800) 808-5522.
Please note that your co-pay (if you have one) is due prior to your appointment.
GMA is staffed by attending physicians, podiatrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, nursing care technicians, secretaries, patient services representatives and medical record personnel. All of our faculty physicians maintain academic positions with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
John A. Andrilli, MD
Medical Director, General Medical Associates
Marta Peimer, NP
Sarah Kim, NP
Gaudy Rivera, Office Manager