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

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Dr. Jorge C Antunez-De Mayolo V, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
3659 S Miami Avenue; Suite 2001
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Antunez-De Mayolo, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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 has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo is affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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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 is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). After attending Central University of the East School of Medicine, Dr. Barrial-Farinas completed his residency training at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is especially interested in diabetes, obesity, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). 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 speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Jose Mendez is a family medicine practitioner, dermatologist, and geriatrician in Hialeah, FL and Miramar, FL. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Mendez graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joel Danisi works as a general internist and geriatrician in Miami, FL. Dr. Danisi is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. 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. 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 specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Liu accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more. He studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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

Dr. Rossana Lopez is a psychiatrist and geriatrician. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze.

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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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