Geriatrician

Simplified definition

A doctor specializing in the diseases related to aging and who provides care to the elderly.

Source: Houria Aiouaz, for Alzheimer Foundation

Referenced definition

“A physician specializing in geriatrics.”

Source: Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health. Saunders, 2003. 2304 p.

Context

“Most geriatricians have expertise in dealing with people who have multiple conditions. Some of them specialize [sic] in particular areas, including dementia and rehabilitation.”

Source: HealthDirect. What does a geriatrician do. [Internet]. [cited on Sept 7, 2022]. 

Synonym(s)

Geriatric doctor / Geriatrics specialist

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