Ellen Binder, MD

Ellen F. Binder, MD

Specializes In
  • Geriatrics
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Dementia care, memory impairment, frailty in older adults, osteoporosis, hip fracture rehabilitation, estrogen/hormone replacement therapy, exercise in older adults, medical care for older adults in both the long-term care and out-patient settings.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
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