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We found 6 geriatricians who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Miami, FL.

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Reyes MDPA
Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Geriatrics
4659 W Flagler Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Rheinchard Reyes works as a general practitioner, family medicine practitioner, and geriatrician. He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Reyes takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Reyes is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Rafael Antonio Barrial-Farinas, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 104
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Barrial-Farinas' areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Miami, FL. Dr. Barrial-Farinas obtained his medical school training at Central University of the East School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hackensack University Medical Center. His areas of expertise consist of 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, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Barrial-Farinas is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Dermatology, Geriatrics
1435 W. 49th Place
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Jose Mendez sees patients in Hialeah, FL and Miramar, FL. His medical specialties are family medicine, dermatology (skin disorders), and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Mendez is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Joel A Danisi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joel Danisi works as a general internist and geriatrician. Dr. Danisi is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1321 N.w. 14 Street; #602
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Lai-Yuan Liu is an internist and geriatrician in Miami, FL. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Geriatrics
777 E 25th Street; Suite 516
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Rossana Lopez, who practices in Hialeah, FL, is a medical specialist in psychiatry and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Lopez is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare 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.