We found 8 geriatricians who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1500 near Audubon, PA.
Dr. John Peacock practices family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Audubon, PA and East Norriston, PA. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Peacock completed a residency program at Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown. He is affiliated with Main Line Health. Dr. Peacock is open to new patients.
Dr. John Bruza's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Bruza include menopause, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Bruza attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Bruza has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's 2011-2016 Top Docs issues. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
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Dr. Raffi Megerian is a general internist and geriatrician in Audubon, PA. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Megerian is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health. He is not accepting new patients at this time.
Dr. Matthew Miller works as a general internist and geriatrician in Radnor, PA. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests encompass parkinson's disease and psoriasis. Dr. Miller takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Unfortunately, Dr. Miller is not currently accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Parkinson's Disease
Dr. Adil Shakir works as a family medicine physician and geriatrician. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shakir include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Shakir is a graduate of Al-Ameen Medical College and a graduate of Montgomery Hospital, Norristown's residency program. Dr. Shakir (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Shakir is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.
Clinical interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. Robert Pearlstein's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in East Norriton, PA, Phoenixville, PA, and Norristown, PA. Dr. Pearlstein's education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown. Clinical interests for Dr. Pearlstein include arthritis and alzheimer's disease. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Main Line Health, and Phoenixville Hospital. Dr. Pearlstein is not accepting new patients at this time.
Clinical interests: Arthritis, Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. Meng-Chao Lee works as a family medicine practitioner and geriatrician in Audubon, PA and Philadelphia, PA. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Jeanes Hospital.
Dr. Andrew Graf works as a general internist and geriatrician. In his practice, he is particularly interested in arthritis and alzheimer's disease. Dr. Graf takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown's residency program. His professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and Phoenixville Hospital.
Clinical interests: Arthritis, Alzheimer's Disease
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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.