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Keya Malhotra

Internist

Dr. Keya Malhotra is a top Geriatrician in Lubbock. With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to her specialty, Dr. Keya Malhotra is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through her designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Keya Malhotra is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in her field, Dr. Keya Malhotra is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. She embody's the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Lubbock, TX, Dr. Keya Malhotra is a true asset to her field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Keya Malhotra
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Accepting new patients

Should 90 year old mother with dementia travel abroad for 6 weeks?

Travelling will not increase her risk of stroke, as long as her blood pressure and other risk factors are well controlled with medications, any more than it would staying at home. READ MORE
Travelling will not increase her risk of stroke, as long as her blood pressure and other risk factors are well controlled with medications, any more than it would staying at home. Having said that, there is no reason she should not be able to fully live and enjoy her life!

How should we deal with cancer in an elderly person?

Discuss with the patient's oncologist what his prognosis is based on cancer stage and type. Once you have those answers, have a discussion with your father on what his goals are, READ MORE
Discuss with the patient's oncologist what his prognosis is based on cancer stage and type. Once you have those answers, have a discussion with your father on what his goals are, whether he would like to increase his life expectancy at all costs by receiving all available treatments, or live a comfortable, quality life without procedures or hospitalizations.

My knees are cracking all the time - Do I need PT?

You may have osteoarthritis. Physical therapy will strengthen your muscles around your knee joints, and increase their stability.

Should I see a geriatrician for my father's alzheimer's disease?

Definitely. Geriatricians are attuned to the problems of older people, and are well trained in managing conditions like Alzheimer's.

My mother has multiple health complications. Should we see a geriatrician?

Yes. A geriatrician can help manage multiple medical issues in the elderly, and coordinate care with other specialists if needed. One of the main priority of geriatricians is to READ MORE
Yes. A geriatrician can help manage multiple medical issues in the elderly, and coordinate care with other specialists if needed. One of the main priority of geriatricians is to cut down on unnecessary medications. Her not eating properly may be a sign of several elder specific conditions, which a geriatrician can help diagnose.