Get to know Internist & Geriatrician Dr. Mohamed B. Jah, who serves patients in Choctaw, Mississippi.
Dr. Jah, a board-certified internist and geriatrician, is recognized as a Top Doctor and honored by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements for 25 years in the field of healthcare. He can be found on staff at Choctaw Health Center in Choctaw, Mississippi.
Choctaw Health Center is a three-story, 180,000 square foot healthcare facility that provides a full range of health and wellness services to the tribal population. It also operates 3 rural health clinics (Bogue Chitto, Conehatta, and Red Water) to meet the healthcare needs of tribal members residing in outlying communities.
Serving as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Born in Sierra Leone, Dr. Jah obtained his medical degree from Ain Shams University Medical School in Cairo, Egypt in 1985. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed his residency in internal medicine at G. W. Hubbard Hospital/Meharry Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee from November 1989 until December 1993. This was followed by a fellowship in geriatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine – Travelers Center on Aging in 1994.
Among his other degrees, he holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Raymond J. Harbert School of Business, Lower Division, a Master of Surgery degree, as well as a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on the health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. A geriatrician is a health care provider who focuses on patient well-being and independent functioning. These allopathic or osteopathic health care providers are specifically trained to evaluate and manage the unique health care needs and special treatment requirements of older people.
In his spare time, Dr. Jah enjoys playing soccer and tennis, listening to music, and reading.
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