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The passing years are far from kind to our bodies and every passing decade brings new concerns about our health. This is why regular checkups from a good physician are such an important part of a long-term health strategy.

However, is the doctor who has treated you throughout your adult years the best person to keep you healthy as you enter into old age?

Once we pass into late middle age, we can begin to suffer from age-related chronic and acute medical conditions; you need a doctor who is specially trained to detect and treat age-related conditions before they can impact your quality of life.

As you enter your golden years, you need a geriatrician, a doctor who specializes in caring for the elderly. Las Vegas seniors have a large selection of hospitals and medical professionals to keep them healthy. Keep reading to learn about the geriatric medical care resources near you.

Hospitals in Las Vegas that Provide Senior Medical Care

University Medical Center is a teaching hospital in Las Vegas that has a geriatrics department and treats a wide range of age-related medical conditions. At University Medical Center, seniors can receive treatment for:

Cancer

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Heart Failure

Hip Replacement

Knee Replacement

Lung Cancer Surgery

The University Medical Center has won a bronze award for the best hospital from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and has a well-equipped trauma and burn center that saves hundreds of lives per year.

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-San Martin Campus is owned by Dignity Health, associated with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. They maintain all 147 beds as private rooms.

St. Rose is ranked high-performing for:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Heart Failure

The San Martin Campus is ranked average for specialties such as:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Aortic Valve Surgery

Colon Cancer Surgery

St. Rose opened its doors in 2006 and serves the needs of the Las Vegas community. The hospital is located on Warm Springs Road in southwest Las Vegas; St. Rose has received many awards and has been recognized for the high-quality care they provide the community.

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center is operated by Sunrise Healthcare System and is owned by the Hospital Corporation of America. The Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital with over 600 beds. U.S. News and World Report ranks the St. Rose high-performing in two adult specialties:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Heart Failure

The Medical Center is ranked average for procedures such as:

Hip Replacement

Knee Replacement

Lung Cancer Surgery

How to Find Geriatric Medical Care in Las Vegas

Using online search, it can be easy to assemble a list of geriatric medical care providers in Las Vegas. You can start by using the online search tool provided by Healthinaging.org to find a physician near you

U.S. News and World report also has a directory of doctors they have ranked just like they rank U.S. hospitals; here’s the link to their doctor finder.

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Las Vegas Senior Centers

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