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Irving Hospitals

Routine doctor visits help you monitor your health and keep an eye on any medical issues you might have. However, our physical condition does change with age. Shouldn’t our medical care change as well?

Leaving late middle age and entering your senior years brings new concerns, new issues, and increasingly complex medical issues.

Past age 65, you need a doctor who specializes in the health needs of the senior community. You may be better served by changing your usual doctor for a geriatrician.

A geriatrician will have the training and experience to properly monitor your health and advise you how to keep yourself in optimal condition.

Seniors in Garland need information regarding the specialty medical services that are available near them. Read this guide to geriatric services in Garland, and find out what is available.

Elder Care Services in Garland

While there are other publications that both rank and rate hospitals, U.S. News and World Report provides a comprehensive look at medical care providers.

Let’s take a look at what they have to say about Irving, Texas hospitals.

Baylor Medical Center at Irving

According to U.S. News and World Report, Baylor Medical Center at Irving is rated high-performing in 2 adult specialties. The 2 specialties that they’re rated well for are relevant for Garland seniors, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and heart failure.

Baylor Medical Center at Irving has a long history that began with its founding as the Texas Baptist Memorial Sanitarium in 1903. They state they exist to serve everyon, and provide health services using exemplary care, education, and research.

The U.S. News & World Report 2015 to 2016 ratings for “Best Hospitals” and “Best Hospitals for Common Care” recognized 11 Baylor Scott & White Health hospitals.

Baylor Scott & White Orthopedics

Baylor Scott & White offer orthopedic services for many different conditions, including:

Ankle pain


Knee ligament injury

Joint pain

Baylor Scott & White will help you when you need orthopedic care and provides many other important medical services.

Las Colinas Medical Center

Las Colinas Medical Center is a general medical and surgical facility in Irving, Texas. They are unranked according to the U.S. News and World Report.

The hospital is rated average in several adult procedure/conditions:

Knee replacement

Heart failure

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Las Colinas Medical Center has the newest version of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, the da Vinci Si. According to the Las Colinas Medical Center website, the benefits of using the da Vinci system are:

Shorter recovery time

Better clinical outcomes in many cases

Faster return to daily activities

Irving Coppell Surgical Hospital

The Irving Coppell Surgical Hospital is rated average by U.S. News and World Report for knee replacement and hip replacement.

Finding Geriatricians

Start your search online and save time. Visit search tools like U.S. News and World Report doctor finder. Health in Aging has a handy physician finding tool as well.

Don’t forget to ask people you know for recommendations. Family and friends can provide valuable insight.

Learn more about Irving Senior Services here:

Irving Concierge Services

Irving Rehab Centers

Irving Senior Centers

Irving Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Things to Do in Irving

Senior-Friendly Workplaces in Irving

Irving Veterans Support Groups

How to Get Around Irving Without Driving 

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