Dr. Jonathan Flacker

Geriatrics
Atlanta, GA
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Atlanta, GA

Address

Atlanta, GA
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About

Bio

Jonathan M. Flacker, MD AGSF is the Section Chief for Geriatrics and Gerontology at Emory University where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr Flacker received his medical degree from the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine in 1990 and completed an Internal Medicine-Primary Care Residency at the University of Alabama- Birmingham in1993. He then received his fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine at the Harvard Division on Aging. Dr Flacker has been recognized as a "Top Doctor" multiple times in Atlanta Magazine. He has experience and interest in education at all levels of medical training and is active in the American Geriatrics Society.

Specialties
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Geriatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 87-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Flacker
31 years experience Geriatrics
Unsure what you mean: Nail growth certainly slows some with aging, but they should not be disappearing. Nails can be a sign of many conditions including vitamin deficiency, ... Read More
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1 thank
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Flacker
31 years experience Geriatrics
I don't think so: Medicines like Reclast (zoledronic acid) are just about standard of care following repair of hip fractures (along with vitamin d and calcium). I am no ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Flacker
31 years experience Geriatrics
To a point...: In general an increase in bone mineral density is a good thing for older adults. There are some unusual conditions (paget's disease) where one can hav ... Read More
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1 thank

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Flacker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Flacker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1990MD
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