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Geriatric Clinic

Harris Health’s Geriatric Clinic offers a holistic approach to caring for older adults over the age of 60. The team works with each patient and their family and/or caregiver to develop an individualized plan of care, providing comprehensive geriatric care to older patients to help them attain a comfortable quality of life in their later years.

The clinic’s team of professionals are sensitive to the special healthcare needs of older adults. They serve patients who experience:

  • Memory problems
  • Functional deficits
  • Complex social situations
  • Depression
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Difficulty maintaining independent living situations
  • Any geriatric syndrome including frequent falls, incontinence, osteoporosis, malnutrition and hearing loss

Each new patient is seen and evaluated by a board-certified geriatrician or a board-certified geriatric nurse practitioner and a geriatric social worker. The geriatric team works together to determine a treatment plan that meets the patient’s individual needs.

The Geriatric Clinic team includes: 

Board-certified geriatricians from Baylor College of Medicine

  • Geriatric nurse practitioners
  • Master’s-prepared social worker
  • Nurse case managers
  • Outpatient clinic staff
  • Geropsychiatrists

Staff work together to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care. The Geriatric Clinic offers:

  • Primary care
  • Skilled nursing/rehabilitation inpatient service
  • House Call Service
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Capacity assessments
  • Walk-in care for established patients
  • Referral to palliative care/hospice
  • Foot hygiene clinic

To schedule an appointment call 713-218-2009 and request an appointment.