We found 6 geriatricians who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 105 - Two $40 PCP Visits near League City, TX.

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Dr. Elena Volpi, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2660 Gulf Freeway South; #1
League City, TX
 

Dr. Elena Volpi is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is a graduate of the University of Perugia Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Volpi takes. Dr. Volpi is conversant in Italian. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Erin Leigh Hommel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2660 Gulf Freeway South; #1
League City, TX
 

Dr. Erin Hommel practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Hommel's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Duke University Medical Center. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Vinod Prakash Kaushik, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2660 Gulf Freeway South; #1
League City, TX
 

Dr. Vinod Kaushik practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Galveston, TX, League City, TX, and Texas City, TX. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Kaushik honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Kaushik attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Olusola Francisca Omoolaye-Onoviran, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2660 Gulf Freeway South; #1
League City, TX
 

Dr. Olusola Omoolaye-Onoviran is a general internist and geriatrician in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Omoolaye-Onoviran accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Interfaith Medical Center, Dr. Omoolaye-Onoviran attended medical school at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
2660 Gulf Freeway S
League City, TX
 

Dr. Liliana Andrade specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Andrade has received include Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2301 Carina Court
League City, TX
 

Dr. Aruna Agraharkar's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); she sees patients in League City, TX. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Agraharkar attended medical school at Osmania Medical College.

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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.

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