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Geriatricians

Overview

A geriatrician is a physician with specialized knowledge in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders common to old age. The term geriatrics refers to the clinical aspects of aging and the comprehensive health care of older people. It is an area of medicine that focuses on health and disease in old age and is a growing medical specialty.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Medical Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Realistic

Scientific

Career Ladder
Medical Director or College Professor

Geriatrician

Resident

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