Geriatric medicine physicians at North Shore Medical Center diagnose and treat conditions and symptoms in older adults, providing comprehensive care, including screenings and preventative care. All are board certified in geriatric medicine and demonstrate expertise in treating the elderly. Primary care services are also available to patients living in a skilled nursing or rehabilitative facility through Extended Care.
North Shore Medical Center was designated by U.S. News and World Report as a high-performing hospital in Geriatrics in 2014-2015.
Geriatric Services and Areas of Expertise
- Behavioral problems
- Dementia and cognitive function
- Home healthcare
- Palliative care
- Primary care in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility
North Shore Medical Center has been ranked among the top five Best Hospitals in the Boston Metro Area and among the top six in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more