We found 18 geriatricians who accept Coventry Open Access HMO near Crum Lynne, PA.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1553 Chester Pike; Suite 201
Crum Lynne, PA
 

Dr. William Zirker's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He graduated from the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He has indicated that his clinical interests include chronic illness, urinary incontinence, and dementia. Dr. Zirker honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Zirker has received distinctions including "Top Doctor" in Geriatrics, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Zirker (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Clinical interests: Urinary Incontinence, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Dementia, Arthritis, Chronic Illness, Joint ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
3400 Garrett Road; Suite A
Drexel Hill, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Goldschmidt is an internist and geriatrician. Dr. Goldschmidt's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Goldschmidt is open to new patients. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Dr. Sin Kei Kei Yeung, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
5030 State Road; Suite 2-500
Drexel Hill, PA
 

Dr. Sin Yeung practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Yeung is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She obtained her medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She has received the following distinction: "Top Doctor" in Geriatrics, Main Line Today. Dr. Yeung speaks Cantonese.

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Clinical interests: Depression, Dementia

Dr. Michael F Shank, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1098 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 3101
Media, PA
 

Dr. Michael Shank is a family medicine physician and geriatrician. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shank is affiliated with Riddle Hospital. Dr. Shank has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
One Medical Center Boulevard; Ambulatory Care Pavilion, Suite 532
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Barry Rinker works as an internist and geriatrician in Chester, PA and Upland, PA. Dr. Rinker is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: "Top Doctor" in Internal Medicine, Main Line Today.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1098 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 3101
Media, PA
 

Dr. Michele Boornazian works as a family medicine physician, general internist, and geriatrician in Media, PA. Dr. Boornazian's areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), edema (swelling from fluid retention), and hashimoto's thyroiditis. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital. Dr. Boornazian is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes Management, Edema, Toenail Fungus, Parkinson's Disease, Tests, Hypertension, Pneumonia, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1553 Chester Pike
Crum Lynne, PA
 

Dr. Deborah Kahn works as an internist and geriatrician in Crum Lynne, PA, Chester, PA, and Springfield, PA. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Before performing her residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Kahn attended Rush Medical College for medical school. Dr. Kahn has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctor" in Geriatrics, Main Line Today; "Top Doctors" in Geriatric Medicine; and Philadelphia magazine. She is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
112 W Front Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Richard Dimonte is a family practitioner and geriatrician in Media, PA and Philadelphia, PA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Riddle Hospital. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Dimonte is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Dr. John C Munshower, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
176 S New Middletown Road
Media, PA
 

Dr. John Munshower's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Newtown Square, PA and Media, PA. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital. Dr. Munshower studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Burton J Williams, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1088 W Baltimore Pike; Suite #2202
Media, PA
 

Dr. Burton Williams' medical specialty is family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). The average patient rating for Dr. Williams is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Williams's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
3407 Garrett Road
Drexel Hill, PA
 

Dr. W. Hart specializes in family medicine, general internal medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Drexel Hill, PA. He is especially interested in diabetes. Dr. Hart is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Crozer-Keystone Health System. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Alexander I Kiotis, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1098 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 3101
Media, PA
 

Dr. Alexander Kiotis' areas of specialization are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kiotis is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Greek. Dr. Kiotis's professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Phoenixville Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2507 Chestnut Street
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Humaira Mahbub is a general internist and geriatrician in Upland, PA and Chester, PA. In addition to English, Dr. Mahbub (or staff) speaks Bengali and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. After attending Chittagong Medical College for medical school, Dr. Mahbub completed her residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Mahbub takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
3030 Garrett Road
Drexel Hill, PA
 

Dr. Megan Madsen works as a family medicine practitioner and geriatrician. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Madsen takes. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Madsen is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Clinical interests: Dementia, Women's Health Issues, Osteopathic Manipulation, Joint Injections, Behavior Problems

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1553 Chester Pike; Suite 201
Crum Lynne, PA
 

Dr. Michael Srulevich specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Crum Lynne, PA. Dr. Srulevich is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
1553 Chester Pike
Crum Lynne, PA
 

Dr. Peter Stein practices family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and geriatrics (elderly care). He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Stein studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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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.