Geriatrics and Medicine of the Elderly

Yasmin Sheikh (Geriatrician)Geriatrics and Medicine of the Elderly

Yasmin is a Specialist in Elderly Medicine. She did her basic medical training after her undergraduate degree. She undertook her Specialist training in Geriatrics at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western Health. She spent a considerable amount of time dealing with complex issues in the elderly during this time.

She sees patients over the age of 65 and deals with complex co-morbid conditions. She specialises in optimising medications and managing ongoing medical care for these patients.

Yasmin has a special interest in cognition, dementia and continence issues. She also does comprehensive geriatric assessments and management of geriatric syndromes. She approaches the patient with a holistic attitude and believes in good communication with the referring GPs.

Yasmin bulk bills all her consultations. All GP referrals are accepted.

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