Pain is more prevalent in older adults when compared to younger age groups. Many seniors, 60 and older, suffer needlessly from untreated pain, particularly pain associated with arthritis, bone and joint disorders and back problems. When pain is so intense that it interferes with daily living, it is not normal and should not be accepted as a normal part of aging.
The Pain Management Team, led by board-certified physicians, at St.
Elizabeth's Medical Center has designed a special program for older
adults suffering from needless pain. Led by Frederic
J. Gerges, MD, a leading specialist in pain management
among older adults, the program aims to provide seniors with
faster, easier access and a personalized pain program for a senior's
During your first appointment, you will immediately see how our program is designed specifically for a senior's needs. The initial evaluation includes:
Parking for St. Elizabeth's Center for Pain Management is convenient and easy with free patient valet parking at the St. Margaret's and Seton main entrances. Valet parking is also available at the Emergency Department, which is closest to the center.
Senior Pain Management Program
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center