Our Family Medicine physicians offer healthcare services for all the members in your family -- infants, women, men and children. Services include annual health exams, well visits, immunizations, screenings and preventive care.
In addition, many of our physicians set their schedules to accommodate same-day sick visits.
To learn more about Family Medicine, please visit the American Board of Family Medicine at http://www.theabfm.org/.
What is Geriatrics?
Geriatrics is the branch of internal medicine that focuses on health care of the elderly. Our geriatric physicians aim to promote health and to prevent and treat diseases and disabilities in older adults.
There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician. Rather, this is determined by a profile of the typical problems that Geriatrics focuses on. This includes the so-called 'geriatric giants' of immobility, instability, incontinence and impaired intellect/memory. Health issues in older adults may also include elderly care, delirium, use of multiple medications, impaired vision and hearing.