Geriatric Family Medicine Doctor
Dr. Walter A. Forred is a Geriatric Family Medicine Doctor in Fresno, CA
with special training and skill in diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders, disabilities, and diseases that affect older adults.
As a Geriatric Family Medicine Doctor, Walter A. Forred, MD performs
treatments in homes, nursing homes, offices, clinics, and hospitals, and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine. Geriatric Family Medicine is
a branch of family medicine that diagnoses, treats, and prevents dysfunction and sickness in the elderly. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Geriatric Family Medicine Doctors include diabetes, glaucoma, incontinence, arthritis, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, and fall injuries.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Geriatric Family Medicine Doctors
include imaging tests, physical exams, blood tests, assistive device prescriptions, nutritional and exercise protocols, mental health protocols, immunization protocols, medication prescriptions, and laparoscopic surgery.
A family medicine physician with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Geriatric Family Medicine Doctors in Fresno, CA
Family Medicine Doctor
Dr. Walter A. Forred is a Family Medicine Doctor in Fresno, CA
with special training and skill in family-centric healthcare.
As a Family Medicine Doctor, Walter A. Forred, MD performs
medical history analysis, diagnostics, and treatments for a wide variety of dysfunctions, conditions, and injuries. Family Medicine is
a medical specialty devoted to the medical care of the family unit. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Family Medicine Doctors include cold and flu, asthma and allergies, ear and eye infections, yeast infections, diabetes, high blood pressure, hormone imbalance, nutritional imbalance, stress and depression, muscle tears and sprains, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Family Medicine Doctors
include annual exams, immunizations, medication refills, hormone level testing, cardiovascular testing, pap smears and genital exams, specialist referrals, and patient education.
Family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.
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Adult Medicine Family Doctor
Dr. Walter A. Forred is an Adult Medicine Family Doctor in Fresno, CA
with special training and skill in wellness and disease prevention in patients of all ages, but mostly adults.
As an Adult Medicine Family Doctor, Walter A. Forred, MD performs
medical history analysis, screening tests, diagnostics and pharmaceutical or integrative treatment of diseases and conditions for predominantly adult patients. Adult Medicine is
a general health specialist with comprehensive knowledge of all basic biological functions, who refers patients with complex conditions to reputable medical specialists. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Adult Medicine Family Doctors include annual checkups, ear, sinus, and throat infections, obesity, contraception, allergies, urinary tract infections, skin infections, bronchitis, diarrhea, vomiting, pinkeye, and skin rashes.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Adult Medicine Family Doctors
include physical examinations, medication prescriptions, STD testing, fertility testing, CT, MRI, or x-ray diagnostic imaging recommendations, adult health, safety, and nutrition education, as well as referrals to medical specialists when needed.
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Primary Care Doctor
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