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We found 8 geriatricians who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 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 works as an internist and geriatrician. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Kadakia attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. Dr. Kadakia is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Martin Schear works as a family medicine physician and geriatrician. Patients gave Dr. Schear an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Schear attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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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 specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Dayton, OH. Dr. Oza graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Oza honors. Dr. Oza (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Oza is 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's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She graduated from Grant Medical College and then she performed her residency at Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Oza (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. She is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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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 is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Fathy attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Fathy's office for an appointment.

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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's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zechiel has a closed panel.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
128 E Apple St Weber Che 1820
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Laura Bedrossian is an internist and geriatrician. She attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Bedrossian is professionally affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Jignesh Patel's areas of specialization are family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Dayton, OH. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts.

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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.