Hempstead Geriatric Doctors
- 1 Board certified
- 1 Award winners
- 9 Reviews
- Average rating is 4 stars
- Average wait time is 14.3 minutes
Top Geriatric Doctors in Hempstead, NY
7 Jean Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
- Internal Medicine
- Geriatric Medicine
- 27 years experience
- Patients' Choice Award
- Short wait time
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 Hempstead, NY has a population of approximately 59,357 people. There are 2 geriatric doctors near Hempstead, which gives it a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 29,679 residents or a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 8,017 households. There are 16,033 households in Hempstead.