Pouja A. Ahuja, DO is a member of Summit Medical Group's Geriatric Services team. Dr. Ahuja is experienced in providing high quality care to the adult population, assisting them with healthy aging, health maintenance, independence, safety, and achieving an overall better quality of life. Dr. Ahuja takes an integrated approach to patient care, recognizing and treating the whole person, not just symptoms and disease. Dr. Ahuja can support the care of geriatric patients through consultation, co-management, and transfer of care. She specializes in treating patients who have experienced recurrent hospitalization, dementia, falls, progressive frailty and functional decline, changes in living situations that has increased their care needs, and more.
Dr. Ahuja considers various aspects of each patient’s lifestyle and health issues and works to design treatment plans that will help her patients reach their optimal level of wellness. Additionally, Dr. Ahuja coordinates with other specialists to simplify unnecessarily complicated medication routines with the goal to increase medication adherence.
Prior to joining Summit Medical Group, Dr. Ahuja worked as a Family Physician at North Hudson Community Action Corporation in West New York. During her residency, Dr. Ahuja served as Chief Resident. She is also a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the New Jersey American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association, and the American Geriatrics Society.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Ahuja enjoys spending time with family, cooking and being outdoors.