We found 5 geriatricians who accept BlueOptions All Copay 1424 near Delray Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
5210 Linton Boulevard; #303
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Neil Gold is a family practitioner and geriatrician. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Gold is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Dr. Enrique Lopez-Moscoso, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
601 N Congress Avenue; Suite 403
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Enrique Lopez-Moscoso is a general practitioner, general internist, and geriatrician. Dr. Lopez-Moscoso's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of San Simon Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Lopez-Moscoso is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Sol E Velez-Cortes, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 100
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Sol Velez-Cortes sees patients in Boynton Beach, FL. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Velez-Cortes accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1700 W Woolbright Road; Suite 5
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gerardo Quinonez practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Boynton Beach, FL. Dr. Quinonez is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
13590 Jog Road; Ste 4-5
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Alan Gomer is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Patient reviews placed Dr. Gomer at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and BlueSelect.

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What is Geriatrics?

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.

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