We found 3 geriatricians who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Tomball, TX.
Dr. Balbir Chahal's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Chahal attended medical school at Bihar University, Government Medical College, Patiala, and Darbhanga Medical College. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.
Dr. Mohsen Arani is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and geriatrician in Tomball, TX, Houston, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center and Baylor College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Arani's hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.
Dr. Adnan Jafri sees patients in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, sinusitis (sinus infection), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jafri honors. He studied medicine at Dow Medical College. He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.
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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.