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Geriatrics services in Las Vegas, NV


Geriatrics services offered in Las Vegas, NV

If you’re an older adult looking for superior primary care, visit Humanitas Primary Care, Esteban Hennings, MD, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Hennings is an outstanding primary care physician who offers comprehensive geriatrics services for the aging population, including dementia screenings and treatment. Schedule a physical exam, wellness checkup, or sick visit by phone or request one online today.

Geriatrics Q & A

What is geriatrics care?

At Humanitas Primary Care, geriatrics care includes medical evaluations, diagnostic tests, and treatments for conditions many older adults face. Dr. Hennings specializes in geriatrics care in addition to internal medicine, so he is highly qualified to care for older adults as their primary care physician.

Which conditions can geriatrics care address?

Geriatrics services help evaluate, diagnose, and treat the following conditions and more:

  • Slip and fall injuries
  • Gait abnormalities 
  • Dementia
  • Weakness
  • Illnesses 
  • Wounds
  • Fractures and other injuries
  • Cancer
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Sexual dysfunction 
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart issues
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma and allergies 
  • Kidney or liver issues
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Diabetes 
  • Osteoporosis
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Depression and anxiety

The Humanitas Primary Care team is here for you whenever you need care, with flexible scheduling and no rushed office visits.

Which geriatrics care services are available?

Humanitas Primary Care offers the following services for geriatric patients:

  • Sick visits
  • Physicals
  • Annual wellness checkups
  • Prostate exams for men
  • Pelvic exams for women
  • Ultrasounds
  • Lab testing
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Dementia treatments
  • Slip/fall accident reduction and treatments 
  • Blood pressure and cholesterol screenings
  • Health screenings
  • Chronic disease management
  • Medication prescriptions 
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Urinary incontinence treatment
  • Health and nutrition education
  • Vaccinations 
  • Specialist referrals

The practice uses the latest advances in geriatrics medicine to ensure you receive the superior care you deserve in a welcoming, state-of-the-art setting.

What happens during geriatrics care visits?

During geriatrics visits at Humanitas Primary Care, Dr. Hennings evaluates your body weight and vital signs. He reviews your symptoms, medical history, medications, and lifestyle and completes a physical exam. He also offers vision and hearing screenings.

Dr. Hennings may suggest you undergo lab work, imaging procedures, heart or lung function tests, gait evaluations, cognitive assessments, or additional screenings to diagnose potential problems or monitor a medical condition to determine if your current treatment is effective.

How often do I need geriatrics care?

Humanitas Primary Care, Esteban Hennings, MD, lets you know how often to schedule geriatrics care visits based on the condition of your health. You might see your provider yearly, twice a year, every few months, or even monthly. Call the office anytime you feel ill, develop new symptoms, have an injury, or have questions about your well-being.

Schedule a geriatrics evaluation at Humanitas Primary Care, Esteban Hennings, MD, by phone or request one online today.