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Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Physician Jennifer Fillaus, DO receives Board Certification in Geriatric Medicine

Yankton, SD —Yankton Medical Clinic Physician Jennifer Fillaus, DO, has successfully passed the geriatric medicine boards. She is now board certified in geriatric medicine, nephrology, and internal medicine.

Board certification demonstrates that a physician knows the latest advancements in their specialty. A physician who is board certified is practicing at the top of their profession, as they have additional training and shown they have a prominent level of expertise in that specialty.

Geriatric medicine physicians, or Geriatricians, are experts in the care of elderly patients.

Dr. Fillaus has cared for geriatric patients her entire career. It is recommended patients begin seeing a geriatrician at age 65 even if you do not have any of the common geriatric health conditions. It is important to get a comprehensive geriatric assessment from an expert like Dr. Fillaus to prevent common age-related health issues. A referral is not necessary to see Dr. Fillaus. You can schedule an appointment with her at 605-665-1082.