We found 8 geriatricians who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Dayton, OH.

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Dr Martin John Schear MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
Average rating 2.77 stars out of 5 (27 ratings)
504 Bowen Street
Dayton, OH

Dr. Martin Schear is a family medicine practitioner and geriatrician. Dr. Schear's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Schear's office for an appointment. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program.

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Amita R Oza MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1100 S Main St 203
Dayton, OH

Dr. Amita Oza's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); she sees patients in Dayton, OH. She graduated from Grant Medical College. Dr. Oza's residency was performed at Miami Valley Hospital. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Chaitanya S Kadakia MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
7111 N Main Street; Suite 10
Dayton, OH

Dr. Chaitanya Kadakia's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Dayton, OH. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kadakia honors. Before performing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Kadakia attended Medical College Baroda for medical school. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Ratnam A Oza MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Average rating 4.45 stars out of 5 (6 ratings)
1100 S Main St 203
Dayton, OH

Dr. Ratnam Oza sees patients in Dayton, OH. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College. Dr. Oza trained at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University for his residency. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Oza takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has an open panel.

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Ahmed Fathy MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Geriatrics
30 E Apple Street; Suite 5254a
Dayton, OH

Dr. Ahmed Fathy, who practices in Dayton, OH, is a medical specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Fathy is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine.

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Jignesh Patel MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
30 E Apple Street; Suite Nw 3300
Dayton, OH

Dr. Jignesh Patel is a family practitioner, hospitalist, and geriatrician. He is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has a closed panel.

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Laura A Bedrossian MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
128 E Apple St Weber Che 1820
Dayton, OH

Dr. Laura Bedrossian is an internist and geriatrician. Dr. Bedrossian is a graduate of Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bedrossian honors. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Kristy A Zechiel MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
128 E Apple Street; Weber Che 1820
Dayton, OH

Dr. Kristy Zechiel's areas of specialization are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is closed to new patients at this time.

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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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