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Getting older comes with a whole set of challenges, not the least of which is medical. Advancing age means increasing illness and disability. The doctor who performed your routine checkups and saw you through minor illnesses may not be the best choice as you enter your golden years.

The best physician to help safeguard your health the later years of your life should be a specialist in caring for elder patients. A geriatrician is that specialist.

The geriatric doctor will have the training and experience to keep you healthy through the inevitable physical challenges of old age.

Arlington seniors can benefit from this guide to the specialty care available in the Arlington area.

Hospitals Providing Senior Care in Arlington

U.S. News and World Report ranks and rates hospitals regionally and nationally; making it easy to find the best hospitals in your area.

Medical Center Arlington is a general medical and surgical hospital in Arlington, Texas. According to U.S. News and World Report, they have achieved the highest rating possible in 2 procedures or conditions.

Medical Center Arlen is rated high-performing in:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Heart failure

Also, they’re rated average for:

Colon cancer surgery

Knee replacement

Heart bypass surgery

At Medical Center Arlington you’re offered a variety of minimally invasive procedures that will allow patients to return to regular activity as soon as possible.

The hospital’s surgical services also have the most up-to-date techniques in surgical intervention for joint replacement and various orthopedic procedures.

These are just some of the services and procedures the surgical services unit provides:

Cardiac Care Center

Colorectal & Gastrointestinal (GI) Services

Day Surgery Center

Dental, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

daVinci Surgical System for minimally invasive surgery

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery

General Surgery

Gynecological Surgery

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital

Arlington Memorial Hospital is a full-service acute care medical center located in Arlington, Texas.

U.S. News and World Report has ranked them regionally as #23 in Texas and #8 in the Dallas metro area.

U.S. News and World Report also have rated Arlington Memorial hospitals to be high-performing in 4 adult procedures/conditions.

The hospital is rated high performing for:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Heart failure

Colon cancer surgery

Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

A Respiratory Therapy Team

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital has respiratory therapists available 24 hours a day to provide a range of breathing treatments and other services to patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and lung cancer. They are also vital members of the lifesaving response teams that handle medical emergencies.

Do You Need to Find Medical Care for the Elderly?

There are many ways to begin your research, but the two easiest are online research and ask people who already use a geriatrician.

You can begin your search online by visiting hospital websites directly, or by using search tools on certain websites.

Visit to use the search tool there, or try the US News and World Report doctor finder.

Learn more about Arlington Senior Services here:

Arlington Concierge Services

Arlington Rehab Centers

Arlington Senior Centers

Arlington Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Things to Do in Arlington

Senior-Friendly Workplaces in Arlington

Arlington Veterans Support Groups

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