Specialized Care

Specialists in geriatrics at Baylor College of Medicine care for all patients seeking a doctor dedicated to decreasing the adverse health effects of aging. Patients range from healthy individuals preparing to enter the later years of life to those with more complex issues such as functional decline and chronic medical conditions. Learn more about our services.

Meet Our Team (372x158)

Meet Our Team

Learn more about our board-certified physicians, specialists in geriatric care.

Patient Information (372x158)

For Patients

General patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

Helping the elderly (372x158)

Geriatric Services

Our physicians, geriatric nurse practitioner and social workers offer a variety of clinical services including comprehensive geriatric assessment, in-hospital care, palliative and end-of-life care, social work consultation, and house calls.

5 Tips for Pill Swallowing

5 tips make taking medication easier for older adults

As we age, there is often an increased need for daily medication. However, problems swallowing multiple pills or remembering which medication to take when, and how, can prove a challenge.

Bijan Najafi, Ph.D. (372x158)

Quick test helps identify frailty in elderly

Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., discusses a study that demonstrates a simple test may be able to identify frailty status just as well as conventional assessments.

Advance Care Planning

Create an Advance Care Plan

Relieve your family from making tough decisions for you and make sure you receive the treatment you want.