Sonia Sehgal

Sonia R. Sehgal, MD


Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

elder abuse, healthy aging, hypertension, osteoporosis, preventive medicine

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine [Internal Medicine]
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General
  • English
  • Hindi
Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Maricopa County HospitalInternal Medicine
Maricopa County HospitalInternal Medicine
UC Irvine Medical CenterGeriatrics
Professional Positions
  • Professor and Archstone Endowed Chair in Geriatrics — Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology, Department of Family Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Professor — Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Director — UCI Health SeniorHealth Center
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2012-2023
More Information

Dr. Sonia R. Sehgal is a board-certified UCI Health internist who specializes in the care and treatment of older adults. Her clinical interests include healthy aging, hypertension, osteoporosis, preventive medicine and elder abuse.

She earned her medical degree at St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada. She completed an internship and residents in internal medicine at Maricopa County Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., followed by a fellowship in geriatric medicine at UCI Medical Center.

In fall 2021, Sehgal was named one of 12 Dean's Scholars, a select group of UCI School of Medicine faculty members charged with implementing initiatives that advance the training and assessment of medical students' clinical skills and develop the next generation of medical education scholars and national leaders. She is also leading the medical school's expansion of its geriatric and gerontology program and its workforce development efforts.

And as the Archstone Foundation Endowed Chair, she will support the foundation's mission: "To improve the health and well-being of older Californians and their caregivers." 

Sehgal, who is also fluent in Hindi, sees patients at the UCI Health SeniorHealth Center in Orange and at UCI Health — Laguna Hills.

Academic Profile

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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cardiovascular Surgery in the Elderly
  • Dementia
  • Fall Prevention
  • Geriatrics: Challenges for the Primary Care Provider
  • Healthy Aging
  • Herpes Zoster: A Review
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Memory Loss Prevention: What Current Literature Tells Us
  • Non-Alzheimer's Forms of Dementia: A Review
  • Osteoporosis: An Update
  • Travel Medicine

UCI Health SeniorHealth Center
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 4
Building 25
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7007
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Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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