Geriatric Medicine

geriatricAs we age, it is not uncommon for special healthcare needs to make medical care more complicated.

We understand that. Our team of fellowship-trained and board-certified geriatricians specialize in meeting the healthcare needs and treatment preferences of older adults. You can take confidence in our comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach that draws on caring professionals specially trained in nursing, social work, clinical pharmacy, and physical and occupational therapy.

You choose what is best for you

You can choose the level of care and type of setting that best meets your needs. A number of our fellowship-trained and board-certified physicians specialize in Geriatrics-specific syndromes such as dementia, delirium, falls, incontinence, palliative care and frailty. We offer outpatient services in primary care or consultative clinics in the Medical Office Building and also work with patients in the Memory clinic at the Clinical Research Center, in our skilled nursing, assisted living and long-term care facilities, as well as in our patients’ homes or other nursing facilities.

One of the top Geriatrics programs in the country

To reach Geriatric Medicine, call 913-588-3974.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Our geriatric program ranks No. 13 among the nation's top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2016-17. Rankings are based on measurable achievements in quality, patient safety, nursing excellence and other best patient care indicators. This is our sixth consecutive year to achieve the honor.