About Elise Reinhard
Dr. Elise Reinhard came to Boulder Medical Center from Tucson, Arizona, where she was assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona Health Network/Banner University Medical Center.
As a geriatrician, Dr. Reinhard enjoys helping to manage health care for patients with complex medical problems, as well as those who are healthy and active and want guidance on how to stay this way.
“Geriatrics allows me to support my patients as they age well and advise them when they need help," says Dr. Reinhard. "I enjoy the relationships I get to build with people over time."
In the interest of guiding her patients to making their best health decisions, Dr. Reinhard stays well-informed in the constantly evolving medical field. “Medical guidelines are always changing and new information is being discovering all the time,” she explains.
As a geriatrician, Dr. Elise Reinhard is trained to evaluate and manage the unique healthcare needs and treatment preferences of older adults.
Her care philosophy is based on “less is more,” an approach that is particularly important in the field of geriatrics, she says. “I often see patients who have accumulated medications and specialists over the years and work with them to figure out what is truly helping them. I also focus on preventative measures such as eating well, staying active, and keeping up with age and health appropriate medical screening. I also focus on preventative measures such as eating well, staying active, and keeping up with age and health appropriate medical screening.”
Dr. Reinhard treats patients ages 60 and over. Her services include:
• Medicare annual wellness exams
• Annual physical exams
• Evaluation and management of memory impairment
• Diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's disease
• Evaluation and counseling for driver safety
• Fall risk assessment
• Joint injections
Education and Certifications
Fellowship — University of Arizona
Residency — University of Arizona
Medical School — Drexel University College of Medicine
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Recent Elise Reinhard Posts
“Patients have told me they consider these feelings a normal part of aging that can’t be changed. The good news is that things can be done to help.” ~ Elise Reinhard, M.D.
“Dr. Reinhard takes the time needed to understand the complex issues that face seniors. I find her interest and competence refreshing and valuable. I’ve just recently switched to her as my primary care physician and already have seen success on a couple of problems where others have failed. And her level of engagement continues to impress me.”Patient in Boulder County, Colo.
“Dr. Reinhard is the most compassionate physician who has ever treated me. She takes the time to listen before making diagnosis and tries to avoid unnecessary lab tests and treatment. Dr. Reinhard provides each patient with personalized services and takes the time to explain the ailment and course of treatment.”Patient in Boulder County, Colo.