We found 4 geriatricians who accept Gold Compass Balanced 0 near Round Rock, TX.

Showing 1-4 of 4
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.

Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
6406 N Ih 35; Suite 2600
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Oyiriaru's areas of specialization are family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Austin, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Oyiriaru studied medicine at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Read more
Dr. Jim J Guerra, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
12340 Alameda Trace Circle; 2901
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jim Guerra is a specialist in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Guerra is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
201 Seton Parkway
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Asif Syed is an adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. Dr. Syed's professional affiliations include the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Southwest Hospital. Patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

Read more
Dr. Grace Stanley, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
425 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Grace Stanley works as a family medicine practitioner and geriatrician in Dallas, TX and Round Rock, TX. Dr. Stanley is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at Ross University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at JPS Health Network. She speaks Malayalam. Dr. Stanley is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation

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.

Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.