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We found 7 geriatricians who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 105 - Two $40 PCP Visits near League City, TX.

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

Dr. Elena Volpi is an internist and geriatrician. Dr. Volpi speaks Italian. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). She graduated from the University of Perugia Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Volpi accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Kyu Won Kim Jana, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
2401 West Farm - To - Market; 646 Road
Dickinson, TX
 

Dr. Kyu Jana is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Dr. Jana is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). She attended medical school at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Jana trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Patients gave Dr. Jana an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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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 specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, she completed her residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Hommel is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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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's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Galveston, TX, League City, TX, and Texas City, TX. Dr. Kaushik is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). He graduated from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 works as an internist and geriatrician in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Omoolaye-Onoviran graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences. Her residency was performed at Interfaith Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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

Dr. Liliana Andrade's areas of specialization are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from Luis Razetti School of Medicine. Dr. Andrade has received the following distinctions: 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 graduated from Osmania Medical College. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.