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We found 6 geriatricians who accept Humana Silver 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. Dr. Minsal-Ballester honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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 is a general internist and geriatrician in Miami, FL. He speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Barrial-Farinas include diabetes, obesity, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital. He attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Barrial-Farinas trained at Hackensack University Medical Center for his residency. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Barrial-Farinas takes.

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

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

Dr. Gloria Weinberg's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Weinberg takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Her distinctions include: 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 is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. Dr. Danisi attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He takes 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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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4302 Alton Road; Suite 918
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Andrea Schein specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Schein attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for 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
1321 N.w. 14 Street; #602
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Lai-Yuan Liu sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Liu accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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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.