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 is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). He works in Miami, FL. Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo's professional affiliations include Mercy Hospital and Mercy Miami Hospital. He is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Antunez-De Mayolo's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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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 specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Miami, FL. Dr. Barrial-Farinas's areas of expertise consist of diabetes, obesity, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). 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. He studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Barrial-Farinas trained at Hackensack University Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in 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 practices family medicine, dermatology (skin disorders), and geriatrics (elderly care) in Hialeah, FL and Miramar, FL. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mendez accepts. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Mendez is affiliated with 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 is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Danisi takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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

Dr. Lai-Yuan Liu is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. He attended medical school at 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. Dr. Lopez is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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