Geriatric Medicine

The Geriatric Medicine service offers a comprehensive and compassionate assessment of problems affecting older people, particularly those affecting physical and mental function. 

Referrals are welcome for:

  • comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation.

  • assessment of thinking and memory problems

  • treatment and management of dementia and Mild Cognitive   Impairment

  • assessment and management of causes of falls

  • assessment of capacity to make wills (testamentary capacity)

  • assessment of capacity to make out Enduring Power of Attorney

  • assessment of capacity to undertake Voluntary Assisted Dying

  • retrospective opinions on capacity

Locations

  • Inpatients: Melbourne Private Hospital, Epworth Richmond, Epworth Freemasons

  • Outpatients: Flemington, Parkville

Specialists

A/Prof Peter Lange

Dr Shazeea Mohamed Ali