Our Geriatric Care team is dedicated to promoting healthy aging through patient care, medical education and research. As your body ages, your health care needs change. It's important to work with a physician who has special training in keeping older adults healthy.
Conditions We Treat
We provide care to support general wellness and manage acute and chronic conditions in older adults, including:
- Cognitive impairment
- Elder abuse/neglect or self-neglect
- Hearing impairment
- Unexplained weight loss
Meet Your Care Team
Why Choose Geriatric Care at Vanderbilt
- Highly skilled care team
Our board-certified doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners diagnose and treat many geriatric conditions.
- Recognized care
U.S. News & World Report recognizes Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a national leader in innovative research and treatments for older adults.
- Comprehensive care
When you seek care at Vanderbilt Primary Care, you become part of a comprehensive healthcare system with access to advanced specialists.
- Online health portal
We want to make your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. You can contact your care team directly by phone or use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to send messages, schedule appointments, manage medications and access your medical records.
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services to support general wellness and the management of acute and chronic conditions, including:
- Complete physical exam
- Consultation and assessment
- Goals of care discussions
- Immunizations and vaccinations
- Patient education and preventive care
- Referral to support services