We found 5 geriatricians who accept Humana Bronze near Miami, FL.
Dr. Rafael Barrial-Farinas sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Barrial-Farinas has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Barrial-Farinas completed his residency training at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.
Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Diabetes, Obesity, Preventive Care, Weight Loss
Dr. Jose Mendez is a physician who specializes in family medicine, dermatology (skin disorders), and geriatrics (elderly care). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Mendez is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.
Dr. Joel Danisi's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Danisi honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. Lai-Yuan Liu's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Miami, FL. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Liu takes. Dr. Liu graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Rossana Lopez specializes in psychiatry and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Hialeah, FL. She honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze.
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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.