Geriatric Care in Philadelphia, PA
Be ready for your golden years.
At 9th Street Internal Medicine, we believe that age should not be a barrier to living a full and active life. Our team of dedicated physicians is committed to providing comprehensive geriatric care to our patients in Philadelphia.
We understand that many of our patients value their independence, and we are here to help them maintain it. Our geriatric care include a range of medical treatments and support services tailored to meet the unique needs of older adults. Our goal is to help our patients maintain their health, mobility and independence for as long as possible.
If you or a loved one is in need of geriatric care, we invite you to call (215) 440-8681 to schedule an appointment. Let us show you what our team at 9th Street Internal Medicine can do for you. Our state-of-the-art facility and experienced staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to our patients, and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you.
- Screening for age-related physical conditions
- Preventative health screening
- Activity Planning
- Risk Assessment for
- Psychological Status
- Screenings for
- Colon Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Evaluation for
- Hormonal imbalance
- High Blood Pressure
- Prostate Conditions
We work closely with with several high quality local specialists for management of cancers, blood disorders, heart conditions, and more.
Should I See a Geriatric Specialist?
Preventative measures are always more effective than reactive measures. It’s important to maintain your health at all ages, but when you are approaching retirement, it’s time to closely examine your health. Preventing falls, injuries, and health-related conditions can be easy with proper screening for vision, hearing, balance, and wellness. It’s important to take steps to prevent fractures by treating Osteoporosis and physical therapeutic conditioning.
Why Choose 9th Street Internal Medicine
The older you get, the more complex medical conditions become. 9th Street Internal Medicine specializes in Internal Medicine – to diagnose and treat adults with complex medical conditions. Our specialists have managed patients with strokes, heart attacks, respiratory failures, and pneumonia in hospitals. Our specialists are comfortable in treating patients with recent hospitalizations.
Our providers focus on a preventative approach to geriatric health by aggressively reducing risk factors, including:
- Controlling diabetes
- Controlling high blood pressure
- Managing Cholesterol
- Proper Immunizations
Chronic Care Management
Effective on January 1st, 2015, Medicare began recognizing that care management of chronic conditions (diabetes, Alzheimer’s, depression, more) as a critical part of primary care. We at 9th Street Internal Medicine implemented this program – now you can set up recurring conversations with our providers about your medical conditions. This way, if there is a trend or a potential deterioration in health, we can act quickly and prevent further degradation of health. We can monitor for any adverse events from new medication, or any change in medication dosages.
We have our own on-site lab. Instead of having to go to another location for blood work or other lab procedures, you can enjoy the convenience of having them right here in the office.
We offer many vaccines on-site:
Schedule an Appointment for Geriatric Care in Philadelphia, PA
The team at 9th Street Internal Medicine is here to support you with our Geriatric care. If you or a loved one is in need of such specialized care, our board-certified physicians are here to help. Call our office today at (215) 440-8681 to request an appointment and take the first step towards maintaining a healthy, independent lifestyle.