A Geriatric Medicine Specialist is a doctor who cares for the elderly. They can treat people in their homes, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, assisted-living centers, and hospitals. Lawsuits against geriatric medicine specialists are more common than one would think. The elderly are particularly sensitive to medication errors and sometimes their illnesses can appear to be something else and diagnostic errors are common. Please contact our team of medical injury attorneys handling geriatric medicine malpractice lawsuits. They offer free consults and charge no fees if they are unable to recover for you and your loved ones.
A geriatric physician, also called a geriatrician, is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and disability in older adults. Geriatric physicians are primary care doctors who are specially trained in the aging process.