Our specialists are conveniently located in Uptown and in Kenner.
Patients may make their own appointments for consultation, or be referred by
other physicians, and we accept most insurance carriers. Follow the link to learn more about our department.
Hours: 8a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
St. Charles Multi-Specialty Phone: (504) 412-1366
Our services include, but are not limited to:
assessment and management in evaluating "geriatric
syndromesĒ such as:
physician coverage at area nursing homes. Ask your provider for more
geriatric primary care services
supervision of patients receiving
skilled home health services..
supervision of patients requiring Hospice services.
- Geriatric oncology services (Read more about these services below)
About Our Department
Communities across the country, are
seeing an increased need in geriatric care. People are living longer than ever
before due to advances in healthcare and disease control. Despite advances in medical
technology, older adults are still prone to a number of age-related
complications often not recognized by even the best primary care providers and
general practitioners. Thankfully, LSUís Section of Geriatric Medicine offers a
full range of compassionate, specialized primary care for adults aged 65 and
Our preventive care options focus on health maintenance and education, aiming to prevent a myriad
of common, chronic conditions. LSU geriatricians work with both patients and their
caregivers to simplify stressful medical
decisions, manage health problems, and design the most effective treatment plan
to improve general well-being and maintain a level of independence.
The prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
of health conditions in older adults are as important as the maintenance of
their mental and emotional well-being. LSU Geriatric Medicineís physicians
understand that the aging process often takes a psychological toll on
individuals. We provide our patients and their caregivers with expert psychological
care to cope with aging and its associated limitations and demands.
LSUís Section of Geriatric Medicine is
committed to caring for the aging adultís mind and body so that he or she may
fully enjoy his or her golden years with his or her friends, family, and community.
Geriatric Oncology Services:
with LSUís Oncology Department, LSUís Department of Geriatric Medicine offers a
specialized Geriatric Oncology program for elderly cancer patients. Our
multidisciplinary team provides clinical expertise in both geriatric medicine
and oncology in order to specifically address the needs of older cancer
patients and their families.
Oncology program utilizes the latest research and literature to develop
comprehensive assessment tools and provide the patient with the appropriate
level of treatmentóreducing unnecessary tests and hospital stays. We understand
cancerís emotional toll, and provide support services to both patients and
Oncologists aim to improve the quality of life of our patients and their
Oncology Program is led by Dr. Thomas
Reske, who is board-certified in both Geriatric Medicine and Hematology/Oncology.