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We found 15 geriatricians who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO near Miami Beach, FL.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4300 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gerardo Minsal-Ballester is an internist and geriatrician in Miami Beach, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Rafael Antonio Barrial-Farinas, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
3659 S Miami Avenue; Suite 6004
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Barrial-Farinas practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Before completing his residency at Hackensack University Medical Center, Dr. Barrial-Farinas attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Barrial-Farinas include diabetes, obesity, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Barrial-Farinas is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Diabetes, Obesity, Preventive Care, Weight Loss

Dr. Brian John Kiedrowsky, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
5200 Ne 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Brian Kiedrowsky works as a general internist and geriatrician. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Kiedrowsky speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kiedrowsky's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1225 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Susana Gonzalez specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Gonzalez is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Gonzalez is 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
400 Arthur Godfrey Road; Suite 103
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gloria Weinberg practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Weinberg is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Joel A Danisi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1475 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joel Danisi sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Danisi is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4302 Alton Road; Suite #1010
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Amiel Levin works as an internist and geriatrician. Dr. Levin attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Levin is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4302 Alton Road; Suite 918
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Andrea Schein is a general internist and geriatrician. She is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Schein takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Khin Zaw works as a general internist and geriatrician in Miami, FL. Dr. Zaw is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Mintzer is a general internist and geriatrician in Miami, FL. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mintzer is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Evan Cherniack works as an internist and geriatrician in Miami, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Cherniack is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Osvaldo Rodriguez is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
5200 Ne 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Edilia Alzugaray's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1611 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Flavia Kutwak specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Geriatrics
1201 Nw 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Luis Samos specializes in adult endocrinology and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Miami, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.