Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Geriatric MedicineRoanoke, Virginia, United States of America
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Founded in 2006, Senior Evaluations is led by Gary H. Oberlender, MD, FACP, who brings over 35 years of specialized training, knowledge, and experience in the medical care of older adults to each and every case. Dr. Oberlender is a 1976 graduate of LaSalle College and a 1980 graduate of Hahnemann Medical College. He spent 2 years as a general practitioner in Bland County Virginia then completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Virginia Affiliated Program in Roanoke-Salem.
In 1985, Dr. Oberlender joined the full-time academic faculty at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Virginia. He served as Chief of Geriatric Medicine from 1990 until 2003 and as Associate Chief of Staff for Education from 2003 until retiring in 2006. During his tenure at the VA, Dr. Oberlender established and directed the Geriatric Evaluation Unit (GEU) and coordinated the Risk Management Program for the Department of Internal Medicine. He also served as acting Chief of Medicine and Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. Dr. Oberlender is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine and is an elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians.