Personalized care from an experienced team.
Since its beginning, The Forest at Duke clinic has been associated with the Duke University Division of Geriatric Medicine. The clinic has two board-certified geriatric medicine specialists and a nurse practitioner. It also provides 24/7 availability of physicians for after-hours concerns.
The clinic team provides primary care for outpatient medical needs in a conveniently located, Medicare-certified clinic. From routine visits to lab work, Forest residents can take advantage of the medical services provided by our Duke geriatrician and staff nurses. The clinic also offers access to dental and pharmacy services.
Our medical director is contracted with the prestigious Duke University Health System, specifically the Duke Geriatric Medicine Division. This internationally recognized division has a longstanding history of cutting edge research and successful approaches in the care of geriatric patients.
The clinic provides primary care medical services that include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Annual wellness visits
- Treatment of acute illnesses with same-day or next day appointments
- Treatment of chronic conditions
- Prescribing medications
- Health education
- Nutrition consultation
- Medical insurance claims filing
- Specialist referrals to providers ranked among the nation’s best
The Forest at Duke clinic is conveniently located in our main building. This enables Forest residents to receive exceptional care without leaving the campus.
We have low patient-to-provider ratios, resulting in providers who truly know our residents. This also allows residents the opportunity to thoroughly develop a personalized wellness plan and discuss any health concerns.
Providers deliver comprehensive care with a focus on residents’ independence, quality of life, and family caregiver supports.
Specialties available through the clinic:
- Dietary Counseling
- Massage Therapy
- Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy