GERIATRICIAN By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the name of a physician, psychologist or other health care provider who specialises in the bio-psycho-social treatment and management of older adults. See geriatrics. GERIATRICIAN: "A geriatrician treats older patients." Related Psychology Terms PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER (PCP) CAPITATION WELLNESS CONCEPT GERIATRIC PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES CARVE OUT MENTAL HEALTH CARE PRIVATE PRACTICE 1 GERIATRIC SCREENING GEROCOMY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GERIATRICIAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/geriatrician/ (accessed October 16, 2018).