Gainesville, FL – North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC), an affiliate of HCA Healthcare North Florida Division, announced today, the addition of Dr. Christina Talerico, DO, to Senior Healthcare Centers—further expanding access to geriatric care for the residents of North Central Florida.

“On behalf of our colleagues, we would like to welcome Dr. Talerico to the North Florida Regional Medical Center family,” said Eric Lawson, chief executive officer of NFRMC. “With Dr. Talerico’s clinical expertise in geriatric and family medicine, she will provide a great benefit to our health system, our community and patients we serve.”

Dr. Talerico, board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine, has extensive experience treating patients with osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, arthritis, chronic diseases, dementia, diabetes, geriatrics, osteoarthritis, among many others.

“We’re all going to age and to do so gracefully, it is a gift that sometimes we need help with,” said Dr. Talerico. “Throughout my medical career, I’ve done everything from geriatrics to delivering babies, but my richest relationships have always been with my senior patients and their families.”

Dr. Talerico obtained her medical degree from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Talerico pursued a medical fellowship at Thomas-Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed her General Residency at Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine in Springfield, Pennsylvania. Dr. Talerico also attended the University of Notre Dame, where she received her Bachelor’s degree.

Dr. Talerico is now accepting new patients at Senior Healthcare Center Crown Pointe located at 2205 NW 40th Terrace, Gainesville, Florida 32605. For more information please call (352) 375-1999.