The Right Destination for Geriatrics

Why travel from Ashburn VA for geriatrics care? Research indicates geriatrics patients in your area may benefit from quality outcomes in San Diego, CA.

UC San Diego Health

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Senior Medicine: Primary Care for Older Adults

As your body ages, your health care needs change. It’s important to work with a physician who has special training in keeping older adults healthy. Our DestinationCare geriatrics program has been ranked among the nation’s top 50 programs for geriatrics care by U.S. News & World Report.

Our senior medicine internists have certifications in geriatrics and provide general health care for patients age 65 and older, including:

  • Primary care
  • Health maintenance
  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Acute and chronic care
  • Medical consultations

Quick Facts

  • Armed with groundbreaking clinical research, our dedicated faculty is saving lives and shaping the future of medicine — from primary care to cancer, childbirth and numerous other disciplines.

  • For decades, UC San Diego Health and its schools of medicine and pharmacy have been advancing medicine through breakthrough discoveries — including pioneering firsts in surgery, imaging, cancer treatment and cardiovascular care.

  • It’s all right there. Just waiting. Ready to serve you. A network filled with the most brilliant minds in medicine.

  • The only university-based health care system in San Diego to focus on developing new medicines and therapies — for both common and rare conditions.

  • Our specialty care for complex conditions —including cancer, heart disease, neurosurgery, pulmonology and others— is rated among the nation’s best.