Geriatrician Plantation

For Patients who already have a Primary Care Physician and need to see a Plantation Geriatrician
on a Consultative Basis as needed, Dr. Hasan is happy to see you as a specialist.


Who is a geriatrician?

Geriatricians are primary care doctors who have additional specialized training in treating older patients and hence are ageing specialist.

Do you need a geriatrician?

Seeing a Geriatrician is recommended if you have multiple medical conditions, experience functional decline, physical frailty, aging-related diseases (e.g., dementia, incontinence, osteoporosis), or need help managing complex medication regimens with side effects impacting your well-being.

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When to consult a geriatrician?

Geriatric Medicine Consultation refers to specialized expertise provided by Geriatricians who focus on the comprehensive assessment and management of complex health issues in older adults. This expertise is often sought when a primary care physician or another healthcare provider wants expert input on the care of an older patient, particularly when dealing with multiple chronic conditions, functional limitations, cognitive issues, or other complexities associated with aging.

How can a geriatrician help me?

Geriatricians are experts in seeing the big picture. Seeing a geriatrician, a healthcare professional specialized in the care of older adults, can be important for several reasons:

Expertise in Aging-related Issues

Geriatricians have specialized training in the unique healthcare needs of older adults. They understand the complexities associated with aging, including the increased prevalence of chronic conditions, potential medication interactions, cognitive changes, and functional limitations. This expertise allows them to provide more targeted and effective care for older individuals.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Geriatricians often conduct Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments (CGAs), which involve a thorough evaluation of an individual’s medical, functional, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects. This holistic approach helps identify and address a wide range of health and well-being factors specific to older adults.

Multidisciplinary Approach

Geriatricians often work with interdisciplinary teams that may include nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and other professionals. This collaborative approach ensures a well-rounded assessment and comprehensive care plan that addresses various aspects of an older person’s health.

Management of Multiple Chronic Conditions

Older adults frequently contend with multiple chronic conditions, and managing these conditions simultaneously can be challenging. Geriatricians are skilled in coordinating care for complex health issues, optimizing treatment plans, and preventing potential conflicts between different medical interventions.

Medication Management

Geriatricians are experienced in reviewing and managing medications in older adults. They can help simplify medication regimens, reduce the risk of adverse drug reactions, and ensure that medications align with the individual’s overall health goals.

Falls Prevention and Wellness

Geriatricians focus on preventive care and wellness promotion tailored to the needs of older adults. This may include vaccinations, screenings, fall prevention and lifestyle recommendations to maintain or improve overall health and independence.

Cognitive Health

Geriatricians are adept at assessing cognitive function and addressing issues related to dementia and other cognitive disorders. Early detection and management of cognitive changes are crucial for maintaining quality of life and independence.

Support for Caregivers

Geriatricians recognize the vital role that caregivers play in the well-being of older adults. They provide support, education, and resources to family members and caregivers, helping them navigate the challenges of caring for an aging loved one.

End-of-Life Care and Advanced Care Planning

Geriatricians are skilled in discussing and planning for end-of-life care and can facilitate conversations about advanced care planning, including preferences for medical interventions, hospice, and palliative care.

In summary, seeing a geriatrician is important for older adults because it ensures specialized care that addresses the unique physical, emotional, and social aspects of aging. Geriatricians are equipped to provide comprehensive, personalized, and compassionate care, promoting the best possible quality of life for older individuals.


Please note that Dr. Hasan does not accept insurance for her professional services.

Cost of Geriatric Specialist Consultation: $350