We found 4 geriatricians who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Round Rock, TX.

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Dr. Jim J Guerra, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
12340 Alameda Trace Circle; 2901
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jim Guerra is a physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Guerra's education and training includes medical school at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
201 Seton Parkway
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Asif Syed is a physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Southwest Hospital. Dr. Syed has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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. Grace Stanley, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
425 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Grace Stanley's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. Dr. Stanley is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing her residency at JPS Health Network, Dr. Stanley attended Ross University School of Medicine. She speaks Malayalam.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
6406 N Ih 35; Suite 2600
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Oyiriaru practices family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and geriatrics (elderly care) in Austin, TX. Dr. Oyiriaru is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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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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