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Dr. Monica Lynn Gilbert, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
55 Whitcher Street Ne; Suite 420
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Monica Gilbert's areas of specialization are family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and geriatrics (elderly care). She offers interpreting services for her patients. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Gilbert's education and training includes medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and residency at Carilion Clinic. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gilbert has received professional recognition including the following: Wellstar Physician Partner in Excellence Award, Wellstar Nursing.

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Dr. Shreedhar N Nagnur, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
677 Church Street; Hospitalists Office
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Shreedhar Nagnur's medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). Before completing his residency at Palmetto Health Richland and St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, Dr. Nagnur attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nagnur takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1930 Powder Springs Road Sw; Suite 1120
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. McKinley Bain specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Marietta, GA. Dr. Bain is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and Morehouse School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Morehouse School 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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