We found 4 geriatricians who accept Health Net near Rancho Mirage, CA.
Dr. Sheda Heidarian practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She speaks Persian. She is professionally affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. After attending Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Heidarian completed her residency training at Lutheran Medical Center. She is in-network for Health Net, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.
Dr. Shehryar Mahmood specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Rancho Mirage, CA. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net. Dr. Mahmood graduated from Gandhi Medical College Bhopal, Barkatullah University. Dr. Mahmood (or staff) speaks Urdu, Persian, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Rupinder Mann works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, general internist, and geriatrician in Rancho Mirage, CA. Dr. Mann is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mann takes. Before completing her residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Dr. Mann attended medical school at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Mann (or staff) speaks Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. She is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. Dr. Mann is accepting new patients.
Dr. David Stoltzman's medical specialty is family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Stoltzman is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.
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Geriatrics is the subspecialty of internal medicine that provides primary care to older adults. Physical health tends to decline with age, and geriatricians work to manage such age-related concerns as chronic illness, frailty, multiple medications, and declining mental health to keep seniors as active and independent as possible.
Some of the most common concerns seen by a geriatrician include:
- Mobility issues, including the need for canes and walkers, as well as preventing falls
- Osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones, which affects as many as a quarter of all men and half of all women over fifty
- Loss of hearing or vision
- Incontinence, or the inability to control one’s bladder
- Memory loss, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
A geriatrician may also provide their patients with comprehensive care that includes checking on their social health. Seniors are at increased risk for poverty, loneliness, abuse, and injuries in the home. As part of their health care, a geriatrician may inquire about family support, living conditions, or the ability of a patient to perform daily self-care tasks.
In some cases, a geriatrician may serve as an advisor to other physicians on a specific case or condition. However, most of the time geriatrics is a primary care specialty, and geriatricians provide routine health care to the older patients they work with.