Sparks Geriatric Doctors
- 1 Board certified
- 3 Reviews
- Average rating is 3 stars
- Average wait time is 22.5 minutes
Top Geriatric Doctors in Sparks, NV
2345 E Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434
- Internal Medicine
- Geriatric Medicine
- 28 years experience
- 4 star hospital
- Completed fellowship
A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.
The area of Sparks, NV has a population of approximately 110,014 people. There are 2 geriatric doctors near Sparks, which gives it a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 55,007 residents or a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 20,226 households. There are 40,452 households in Sparks.