We found 8 geriatricians who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 102 near Austin, TX.

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Dr. Emmanuel Chukwukelo Edoka, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
2911 Medical Arts Street; Suite 7
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Emmanuel Edoka's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Private Practice. Dr. Edoka attended medical school at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Gwendolyn "gwen" B. Miller, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
313 E 12th Street; Suite 101
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Gwendolyn Miller specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Austin, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Miller include preventive care. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin and the University Medical Center Brackenridge. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller is open to new patients. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Care

Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4101 Marathon Boulevard
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Davis specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Davis honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Vishal Bhagchand Malpani, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
2222 Rosewood Avenue; Office
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Vishal Malpani's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Austin, TX. Dr. Malpani is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, and the University Medical Center Brackenridge. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Topiwala National Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
7000 N Mo Pac Expressway; Suite 420
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Asif Syed works as an internal medicine hospitalist and geriatrician in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. His average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Syed is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Southwest Hospital.

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Dr. Mary Spies Maxwell, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4107 Medical Parkway; Suite 210
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Mary Maxwell is an internist and geriatrician. Her professional affiliations include Private Practice and Seton Healthcare Family. She attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maxwell accepts.

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Dr. Angelica Contreras, Speech-Language Pathologist, DO
Specializes in Speech Therapy, Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1108 Lavaca Street; Ste 110-320
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Angelica Contreras practices speech therapy, family medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care). She is professionally affiliated with the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Medical Center Williamson. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Contreras graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Contreras trained at JPS Health Network.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
7800 Shoal Creek Boulevard; Suite 130w
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Yale Pearlson is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Pearlson is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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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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