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We found 8 geriatricians who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Dayton, OH.

Dr. Chaitanya S Kadakia, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
7111 N Main Street; Suite 10
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Chaitanya Kadakia practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Dayton, OH. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Kadakia takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Martin John Schear, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1100 Salem Avenue
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Martin Schear's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Dayton, OH. Dr. Schear's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Schear is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Ratnam Anupam Oza, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1100 S Main St 203
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Ratnam Oza's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He obtained his medical school training at Seth G.S. Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Oza is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Oza is professionally affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Amita R Oza, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1100 S Main St 203
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Amita Oza sees patients in Dayton, OH. Her medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is in-network for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Miami Valley Hospital, Dr. Oza attended Grant Medical College for medical school. She is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Ahmed M Fathy, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Geriatrics
30 E Apple Street; Suite 5254
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Ahmed Fathy's specialties are critical care (intensive care medicine) and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Dayton, OH. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Fathy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Kristy Ann Zechiel, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
128 E Apple Street; Weber Che 1820
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Kristy Zechiel is a family practice physician and geriatrician. Dr. Zechiel is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Laura A Bedrossian, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
128 E Apple St Weber Che 1820
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Laura Bedrossian is a general internist and geriatrician. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is a graduate of Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Bedrossian is professionally affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. She is closed to new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
30 E Apple Street; Suite Nw 3300
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Jignesh Patel specializes in family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Dayton, OH. Dr. Patel is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to 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.