What is Geriatric Medicine ?
Geriatrics is the branch of medicine that focuses on health prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease in older adults, 65 years of age and older.
Why choose a Geriatric Specialist for your care ?
As we age, medical care increases. Having a Geriatric Specialist as your primary care physician provides you with the opportunity to understand the complexity of aging process, gives you more control of your heath without being overwhelmed by visits to multiple specialists.
Her goal and expertise will aim to keep you or your dear one out of the hospital and be independent in your home or Assisted Living of your choice. She has privileges at NCH and Physician Regional Medical Center in Naples.
To accommodate your aging process Dr. Popa will closely revise, discontinue or change your medication regimen and treatment plan. This will include a thorough review of your outdated medications which may no longer be necessary.
Dr. Popa will ensure your medical records are up to date, while coordinating care with all your specialists, local or out of state.
Each patient will have an annual comprehensive wellness physical and geriatric assessment including laboratory tests, full cognitive screening, assessment of activities of daily living and more.