Glenford Nixon, MD, CMD, Geriatrician Making House Calls

Jan 15, 2021

New York City, Jan 15, 2021 (Issuewire.com) - Dr. Glenford Nixon, MD, CMD is a fellowship-trained geriatrician currently practicing as a solo practitioner, visiting seniors on Long Island. Founded in 2000 as Visiting Physicians Service New York, now Dr. Glenford Nixon MD PC, is a geriatrician in Oyster Bay. His interests include Dementia (Alzheimer's, Vascular, etc.), Pressure Ulcers, Medical Decision Making in the Elderly, and End of Life Care discussions. 

Dr. Nixon is also a Certified Medical Director (CMD) at a  skilled nursing facility on Long Island. 

Dr. Nixon earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in 1985. Followed by an internal medicine residency from Winthrop-University Hospital from 1985 to 1988. He then completed his Geriatric Medicine fellowship from the same institution from 1988 to 1990. 

Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and disability in elderly people. The specialist is called a geriatric physician or geriatrician. 

The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) CMD credential recognizes the dual clinical and managerial roles of the medical director. Certification requires indicators of competence in clinical medicine and medical management in post-acute and long-term care.

Learn More about Dr. Glenford Nixon: 

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/540057-Glenford-Nixon-geriatrician-Oyster-Bay-NY-11771  

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