Dr. David Trinkle Opens a Private Geropsychiatry Office at 2123-B Crystal Spring Ave in Roanoke, VA
Well known and respected for his work with the aging population in the Roanoke and New River Valleys — Dr. Dave Trinkle has opened Valley Geropsychiatry, a clinic focused on giving personalized care with fast availability.
Valley Geropsychiatry offers diagnosis and treatment of:
-- Alzheimer's Disease, related memory and behavioral disorders
– Late life depression
– Aging and marital issues
– Coping with aging and physical decline
– Anxiety, panic and phobic disorders
– Life review
– Behavioral components of Parkinson disease
– Late life psychosis
– Evaluation of capacity, decision-making ability
– Reviews of power of attorneys, pre-will capacity review
– Delirium, altered mental state
– Forensic geriatrics: specialize in capacity reviews, undue influence cases, will disputes, informed decision making ability, ability to care for self
As a Board Certified Geriatric Psychiatrist Dr. Trinkle's focus is to provide mental health services for the aging and elderly through a continuum of care model and utilizing medical technology for seniors. With numerous article publications in various medical and lay journals pertaining to the field of Geriatric Psychiatry and medical technology for seniors, he received funding for research on Mild Cognitive Impairment, Wearable Monitoring of Agitation in Nursing Home Dementia Patients, and Emotional Correlates of Falls in the Elderly.
In addition to his clinic, he is actively involved in teaching and curricular design for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) students at Carilion Clinic as well as community engagement and outreach for VTCSOM as Associate Dean for Community and Culture. Dave is very active in his community, governmental, and professional organizations to raise awareness of Geriatric Mental Health and the need for access to treatment for this population. For many years, he routinely received the title "Best Doctor," "Best Geriatrician"
While there are many theories linking geriatrics, psychiatry and community involvement, Dr. Trinkle has modeled his career on evidence-based aging research showing that those who are involved in the world around them live longer and more satisfied lives and strives to help his patients remain actively engaged in their community and with their families.
For more information visit www.ValleyGeropsychiatry.com or call 540-266-3136
Dr. David Trinkle, Valley Geropsychiatry