Definition of geriatrician in English:

geriatrician

noun

  • See geriatrics

    • ‘Dizziness in elderly people is like that, and family physicians, geriatricians, ear, nose and throat specialists, and cardiologists all see its causes differently.’
    • ‘There were no specific entry criteria other than referral from a geriatrician, most commonly from an acute hospital.’
    • ‘The group estimates 36,000 geriatricians will be needed by 2030 to treat the growing numbers of older people.’
    • ‘In the United Kingdom this is largely carried by general practitioners with help from neurologists and geriatricians.’
    • ‘Courses were taught primarily by pharmacy faculty, and rarely by medicine faculty such as geriatricians, clinical pharmacologists, and family physicians.’

Pronunciation

geriatrician

/dʒɛrɪəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n/