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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
201 Old York Road; Suite 140
Jenkintown, PA
 

Dr. Mortimer Strong is a general internist and geriatrician. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and eating disorders. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Strong accepts. Dr. Strong speaks Hebrew. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Abington Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eating Disorders, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1235 Old York Road; Suite 214
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Mary Hofmann practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Abington, PA. Dr. Hofmann is professionally affiliated with Abington Adult Medical Associates and Abington Health. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Hofmann has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
7131 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Poulshock practices family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Poulshock takes. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Poulshock is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and Jeanes Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Back Problems, Diabetes

Dr. Nataliya Dementovych, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1235 Old York Road; Suite 214
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Nataliya Dementovych's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She attended Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Abington Memorial Hospital for residency. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Dementovych's professional affiliations include Abington Adult Medical Associates and Abington Health. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Kenneth Donald Hoellein, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
101 E. Olney Avenue; Einstein Plaza Olney, Suite C-5
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Hoellein practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Before completing his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Hoellein attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Hoellein's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Patient ratings for Dr. Hoellein average 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Arthritis, Cholesterol ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
9622 Bustleton Avenue; Suite 1
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Ellen Zagrebelsky is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Her training includes a residency program at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Her clinical interests include diabetes, migraine, and thyroid problems. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zagrebelsky honors. Dr. Zagrebelsky (or staff) speaks Russian and Ukrainian. Dr. Zagrebelsky is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Depression, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
8400 Roosevelt Boulevard; Suite 220
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Armand Formica is a general internist and geriatrician. Dr. Formica speaks French. He is especially interested in heart problems. He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and Nazareth Hospital. Dr. Formica graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Parkview Hospital and Misericordia Hospital, New York. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Richard Joseph Grant, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
101 E Olney Avenue; Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Richard Grant is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Grant is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network. After completing medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Boston VA Medical Center. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics
6449 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Meng-Chao Lee is a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, family medicine practitioner, and geriatrician. He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and Jeanes Hospital. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lee takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
7604 Central Avenue; Suite 102 A
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Edward Strauss is a physician who specializes in family medicine, general internal medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Strauss include diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Strauss honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Temple University School of Medicine and a graduate of Cherry Hill Medical Center's residency program. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and Jeanes Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Surgery, Geriatrics
10800 Knights Road; Suite 206
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Sass specializes in general practice, surgery, and family medicine and practices in Philadelphia, PA, Bensalem, PA, and Willow Grove, PA. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Sass takes 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. He is affiliated with Aria Health.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Debra Hudes' specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She practices in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Hudes is professionally affiliated with Temple Physicians. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Aetna HSA. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
8420 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Herbert Bergman's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Peter P Giammanco, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
314 Old York Road
Jenkintown, PA
 

Dr. Peter Giammanco is a family practice physician and geriatrician in Jenkintown, PA and Elkins Park, PA. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Giammanco's hospital/clinic affiliations include Temple Physicians and Jeanes Hospital.

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Dr. Muqsita Nashat, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2601 Holme Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Muqsita Nashat's specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She completed her residency training at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. Dr. Nashat (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Nashat is professionally affiliated with Mercy Physician Network and Nazareth Hospital.

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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.