Dr. Wissam A. Fayad M.D.
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine1841 W 25th St # A Suite B Yuma AZ, 85364
Dr. Wissam Fayad practices Geriatric Medicine in Yuma, AZ. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Fayad works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University 1998
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Geriatric Medicine
- Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Program
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- Can Alzheimer’s Affect You Suddenly?
What is Alzheimer’s disease?Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible and progressive brain disorder, wherein the connections between the nerve cells or neurons are lost and ultimately die. It is also one of the most common causes of dementia that causes loss of intellectual and social skills. As the...
- Is Osteoporosis Preventable?
The word "osteoporosis" means "porous bone", and it occurs when bones become weak due to loss of minerals. Thus, the affected bones become more prone to break compared to the healthy bones.Bones are made up of different minerals, and calcium is one of those main minerals. It strengthens the bones...
- Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s is a common medical condition among older adults that affects the brain. It is also one of the most common forms of dementia. One of the common misconceptions associated with this disorder is that it is a disease of the elderly. While it is true that age is an important risk factor...