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We found 10 geriatricians who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1410 near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. David Todd Smuckler, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, Geriatrics
21 W Columbia Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. David Smuckler specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Orlando, FL. Dr. Smuckler is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. 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 is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Mickey Liao, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mickey Liao's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Liao attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Liao accepts. Dr. Liao is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2415 N Orange Avenue; Suite 502
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Pratley specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Orlando, FL. He obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
2881 S Bumby Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Gary Lehman is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Lehman's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Hospital Charleston. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2869 Willshire Drive; Suite 205
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mohammed Moosa sees patients in Orlando, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Moosa accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Dow Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Highland Hospital. Dr. Moosa (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
6320 Old Winter Garden Road
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Mohamed is a physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Mohamed (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Mohamed is professionally affiliated with Rochester General Hospital (RGH).

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Tricia Murphy is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist in Orlando, FL. She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Murphy is professionally affiliated with Orlando VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Ariel Cole's areas of specialization are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); she sees patients in Winter Park, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cole honors. She studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Marla Trapp is a physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. John Fleming is a general internist and geriatrician. Dr. Fleming graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. 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.

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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.