Dr. Chawki Gerges MD
Geriatric Medicine Physicians — Visalia, CAContact Dr. Chawki Gerges
Dr. Chawki Gerges specializes in geriatric medicine, internal medicine in Visalia, California. Details of Dr. Gerges' 20 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at St George's University are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Gerges
128 N Akers St
Visalia, CA 93291
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Chawki Gerges identified specializing in
Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist 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. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He is certified in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Chawki Gerges accepts the following plans for United Healthcare at 128 N Akers St
- Definity Choice Plus
- Definity PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Options
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Gerges is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Kaweah Delta District Hospital
400 W Mineral King Ave
EducationDr. Gerges attended medical school at St George's University School of Medicine and graduated in 1993 having 20 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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- C Gerges
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