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Once you reach age 65, there are many changes that have to adapt to that weren’t obstacles when you were younger. Past age 60, you have the concerns appropriate to a member of the senior community, whether it’s your work status, financial situation or your health.

The health routines that you followed into your middle years won’t serve you well as you become one of the elderly. You need to adjust by replacing your primary care physician with a geriatrician, a doctor who specializes in treating the elderly.

Tulsa seniors are fortunate that there is a wide selection of nationally and regionally ranked geriatric care providers within easy reach.

Continue reading to learn about some of the geriatric medical service providers in Tulsa, and ways to find the best Geriatric care provider for your needs.

Tulsa Hospitals with Services for Seniors

Hillcrest Medical Center is rated high-performing by US News and World Report in two adult procedures; the highest ranking possible:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Heart Failure

Hillcrest Medical Center is also rated average in 6 other adult specialties and conditions:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Aortic Valve Surgery

Colon Cancer Surgery

Hip Replacement

Knee Replacement

Hillcrest Medical Center has provided quality medical care for Tulsa residents for almost 100 years, making the Hospital one of the best established medical centers in the Tulsa region. The Medical Center is renowned for state-of-the-art cardiovascular care services and a comprehensive women’s center.

St. John Medical Center is a general and surgical medicine service provider in Tulsa that has won national recognition for kidney transplant outcomes. Opened in 1926, St. John’s has a staff of over 800 primary care and specialist doctors over many medical centers in northeastern Oklahoma.

St. John Medical Center is regionally ranked #2 by US News and World Report in Oklahoma and rated high-performing in 4 adult medical procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Colon Cancer Surgery

Heart Failure

The Medical Center has also been rated average for:

Heart Bypass Surgery

Hip Replacement

Lung Cancer Surgery

Aortic Valve Surgery

St. John’s has Oklahoma’s only ACS level 2 trauma center and one of the only accredited women’s diagnostic imaging centers of excellence. St. John Medical Center is home to a da Vinci surgical robot and utilizes the Cyberknife radiation system.

How to Find a Tulsa Geriatrician

Start your search by visiting the web pages of each hospital local to you and finding the geriatrics department directory. Be careful to look under the family practice directory as well.

You can take advantage of online search tools to create your own list of possible candidates. US News and World Report offers a doctor finder that you can use to find out who is close to you, and how they rank locally and nationally.

Healthinaging.org has an easy to utilize online search tool that will help you find a physician who serves your needs.

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