We found 11 geriatricians who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1410 near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. David Todd Smuckler, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, Geriatrics
21 W Columbia Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. David Smuckler practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smuckler accepts. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Smuckler attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Smuckler is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Mickey Liao, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mickey Liao's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Liao attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Liao is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2415 N Orange Avenue; Suite 502
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Pratley's medical specialty is general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Pratley graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is especially interested in diabetes. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics
650 N Wymore Road; Suite 202
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Gideon Lewis' specialty is family medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Florida Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Lewis average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2869 Willshire Drive; Suite 205
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mohammed Moosa works as a general internist and geriatrician in Orlando, FL. Dr. Moosa studied medicine at Dow Medical College. His residency was performed at Highland Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Moosa (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
2881 S Bumby Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Gary Lehman works as a family practitioner and geriatrician in Orlando, FL. Dr. Lehman's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Naval Hospital Charleston. Dr. Lehman is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
6320 Old Winter Garden Road
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Mohamed is a family practitioner and geriatrician in Orlando, FL. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. John Fleming sees patients in Winter Park, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Tricia Perez-Echevarria practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Perez-Echevarria is affiliated with Orlando VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Marla Trapp is a Winter Park, FL physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Trapp honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
133 Benmore Drive; Suite 200
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Ariel Cole's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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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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