Geriatric Medicine

Promoting the concept of healthy aging, lifestyle modification, and screening for cancerous diseases

We understand the evolving needs and challenges of the golden years. With this in our mind, our Geriatrics department provides comprehensive, compassionate, and specialized care for the older adults for their mental and physical wellbeing.

We manage a wide range of geriatric syndromes & common medical conditions from memory problems, to arthritis, to geriatric oncology (older adults with cancer).  

The Kuwait Hospital Difference

To enable our older adults to achieve the best possible experience to enjoy their finest quality of life throughout a multi-disciplinary approach where we work closely with our rheumatology, orthopedic, and physiotherapy departments to diagnose and treat a wide range of physical and functional syndromes & conditions.  

We understand your concern and love for your elderly parents and family members. Our physicians will patiently and carefully provide to both our older adults patients and their families all the information they need and will continue to provide specialized care at home, after leaving our hospital.  

Our Geriatric Oncology unit is committed to support and manage multiple cancer diseases and complications before, during and after their cancer treatment.   

By working closely with our medical subspecialities, Physiotherapy and nutrition teams to minimize pain and discomfort. We also provide specialized care for our elderly patients with Covid-19.  

Our Services and Treatments

  • Complex comorbidities management. 
  • Polypharmacy (Complex medication and medication optimization) 
  • Social vulnerability (social isolation and abuse)  
  • Functional decline, weak physical performance, and frailty. 
  • History of falls/bone health/osteoporosis. 
  • Malnutrition and dietary consultation. 
  • Cognitive and mood disorders. 
  • Chronic pain and fatigue. 
  • Bowel and bladder issues (incontinence constipation) 
  • Hearing and vision impairment. 
  • Cancer patient on systemic therapy/ pre-surgical assessment (if indicated). 
  • Palliative care patients. 
  • Complex decision making and Advance Care Planning. 

Know your Doctor

You are unique and so should your healthcare plan be personalized to your wellbeing. Our board-certified doctors are highly experienced and qualified to guide you on your healthcare journey, from consultation and diagnosis to treatment and recovery.  

Get to know your Kuwait Hospital doctor and his/her specialization, credentials, and successful track-record for positive health outcomes.

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