Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center is proud to offer a nationally recognized geriatrics program that helps address the needs of seniors and those with aging family members. In 2014, the program was ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Our geriatric experts offer information on a variety of topics including:
- Memory disorders
- Urinary problems
- End-of-life issues.
We see our patients in a variety of convenient locations:
- Banner Good Samaritan Family Medicine Center
- Banner Good Samaritan Internal Medicine Center
- Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
- Home visits
- Local nursing homes/assisted living facilities
- Physicians' office
The geriatrics team includes a board-certified geriatrician, geriatric fellows, a social worker and a nurse case manager.
Our geriatrician is Gary Salzman, MD, FACP, with extensive experience in the practice of Geriatric Medicine and in teaching doctors in training how to become geriatricians.
We also have one of the nation's larger geriatrics fellowship programs and we provide doctors in training with the skills they need to take care of a rapidly increasing number of elderly patients.
We work closely with Banner Alzheimer's Institute, known around the world for its expertise in Alzheimer's Disease and other memory disorders.