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Why Choose Beacham

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The Beacham Center for Geriatric Medicine’s highly skilled doctors, nurse practitioners and staff use their rare knowledge and experience to provide unparalleled primary care for elders. Our care providers blend the expertise, resources and facilities of Johns Hopkins’ top-ranked geriatrics program with a holistic focus on the patient’s quality of life, and arrange their schedules to spend more time with patients and their families than most primary care physicians. This extra attention allows for highly individualized care and the ability to understand and help patients with any complicated medical or social situations they may have. In addition, our easy-to-use electronic medical record system allows patients and primary care physicians to send test results and messages to our geriatricians securely from any online computer.

Our Approach to Primary Care

Our geriatricians understand that advancing age comes with its own challenges, which can be complicated and difficult to understand. As one of the pioneering geriatric medicine outpatient practices in the nation, we have extensive institutional experience improving quality of life for seniors. We specialize in all conditions unique to aging, including:

  • Falls and fractures
  • Incontinence
  • Memory problems
  • Confusion

We also help patients who take many medications (also known as polypharmacy) by identifying serious side effects or, whenever possible, prescribing fewer medications better suited to the patient’s condition.

To ensure high-quality, continuous care, our doctors and nurse practitioners are available for consultations, and also offer an annual wellness visit to identify problems early and prevent future illness for all Medicare enrollees. During this visit, individual patients meet with a geriatrician to review their conditions, medicines and hospitalizations, as well as discuss their risk factors and how to stay healthy and well. If patients require specialty treatment, our geriatricians coordinate treatment and recovery plans with specialists, other caregivers, and the patient’s primary care physician, as well the patient and patient’s family.
 

 

#1 in Geriatrics in the U.S.

US News and World Report Best HospitalsThe Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in the nation in 2013 and is the only hospital in history to be ranked #1 for 21 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report.

 

Refer a Patient

To refer a patient for a geriatric care consultation, please contact us at 410-550-0925.

 

Health Tips for Older Adults

Watch videos of Dr. Arbaje providing health tips as seen on ABC 2 News.

 

Traveling for care?

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Whether crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

U.S. 1-410-464-6713 (toll free)
International +1-410-614-6424

 

 
 
 
 
 

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