Ellen Binder, MD

Ellen F. Binder, MD

Specializes In
  • Geriatrics
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Memory impairment and dementia care, frailty in older adults, polypharmacy, multi-morbidity, hip fracture rehabilitation and poor recovery from hospitalization, exercise in older adults

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Medicine
Division of General Medicine & Geriatrics
Professor, Occupational Therapy
Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program

Research Interests

Exercise in older adults, physical frailty, sarcopenia (age-associated muscle loss), hip fracture recovery and rehabilitation, hormone replacement therapy in women and men, nursing home clinical trials, mild cognitive impairment.

Publications & Research

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1984 Internal Medicine, Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Medical Degree

1981 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri


1977 Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan