La Follette Geriatric Doctors
- 1 Board certified
- 1 Award winners
- 2 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.5 stars
- Average wait time is 27.5 minutes
Top Geriatric Doctors in La Follette, TN
502 W Central Ave
La Follette, TN 37766
- Internal Medicine
- Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
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 La Follette, TN has a population of approximately 18,850 people. There are 2 geriatric doctors near La Follette, which gives it a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 9,425 residents or a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 3,818 households. There are 7,636 households in La Follette.