Dr. Thomas Hancher MD
Geriatric Medicine Physicians — Columbus, TX
Dr. Thomas Hancher specializes in geriatric medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine in Columbus, Texas. Details of Dr. Hancher's 41 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are available on your free doctor report.
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109 Shult Dr
Columbus, TX 78934
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Dr. Thomas Hancher 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., 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. and Emergency MedicineEmergency Medicine
An emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
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Dr. Hancher is affiliated with 1 hospital:
110 Shult Dr
Columbus, TX 78934
EducationDr. Hancher attended medical school at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and graduated in 1972 having 41 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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