Dr. Jay Elder MD
Geriatric Medicine Physicians — Punxsutawney, PA
Dr. Jay Elder specializes in geriatric medicine, internal medicine in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Details of Dr. Elder's 30 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Drexel University are available on your free doctor report.
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83 Hillcrest Dr
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Jay Elder 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 certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
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Dr. Elder is affiliated with 1 hospital:
81 Hillcrest Dr
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
EducationDr. Elder attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine and graduated in 1983 having 30 years experience. Additional Internal Medicine training was conducted at Hartford Hospital.
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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- Jay E Elder
- J Elder
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