Cranston Geriatric Doctors
- 2 Board certified
- 1 Award winners
- 8 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.5 stars
- Average wait time is 28.2 minutes
Top Geriatric Doctors in Cranston, RI
877 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908
- Internal Medicine
- Geriatric Medicine
- Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
- 30 years experience
- Bridges To Excellence
- 4 star hospital
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 Cranston, RI has a population of approximately 70,908 people. There are 2 geriatric doctors near Cranston, which gives it a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 35,454 residents or a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 13,584 households. There are 27,167 households in Cranston.