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Care that goes beyond medicine.

Geriatric medicine throughout Greater Houston

As we age, our health needs change. About 79% of people aged 70 and older have at least one chronic condition, and the risk of cognitive decline increases as we get older. Our board-certified geriatricians specialize in the unique health needs of seniors, taking a holistic approach in caring for every patient—focusing on their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health to help them stay well as they age. 

Our team takes pride in providing high-quality, patient-centered care to seniors. Recently, U.S. News & World Report recognized Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center as one of the best hospitals in the nation for geriatrics for 2021-22

Conditions we treat for seniors

While our geriatricians mainly provide care for acute illnesses and help manage chronic health conditions, our team has access to the entire St. Luke’s Health network of care. This means your geriatrician can refer you to another doctor for more specialized care if needed. Together, our team at St. Luke’s Health can provide treatment for: 

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U.S. News & World Report


U.S News & World Report has recognized Baylor St. Luke's Health Medical Center as one of the best hospitals for several specialties.