Odem Geriatric Doctors
- 2 Board certified
- 8 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.5 stars
- Average wait time is 25.7 minutes
Top Geriatric Doctors in Odem, TX
2606 Hospital Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
- 7 years experience
- Board certified
- Completed fellowship
- 3 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 Odem, TX has a population of approximately 4,877 people. There are 2 geriatric doctors near Odem, which gives it a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 2,439 residents or a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 803 households. There are 1,605 households in Odem.