Marisol Lance, DO
Dr. Lance completed her residency in family medicine and her fellowship in geriatric medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Her mission is to create models of effective interdisciplinary care coordination to provide the highest quality care to all our geriatric patients. Dr. Lance’s areas of expertise include:
An internist or family physician who has special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient’s home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes and the hospital.
A Family Physician is concerned with the total healthcare of the individual and the family and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The Family Physician receives a broad range of training that includes adult medicine and care of the aged, the care of children, women’s health, maternity care, preventive medicine and behavioral science. Special emphasis is placed on the primary care of families, utilizing consultants and community resources when appropriate.
American Board of Family Medicine
Education & Training:
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
1990 - 1994
Zeigler Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI
1994 - 1995
University of Alabama, Montgomery, AL
1995 - 1997
University of Alabama,
1997 - 1998
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Legal Practice Name:
Baptist Agewell Physicians, Inc.
From the Doctor:
My family and I moved to Jacksonville from Birmingham, Alabama. My husband and two children enjoy spending time with our mutual families living in Ft. Lauderdale and Athens, Georgia. We have fond memories of family vacations in Hilton Head and St. Simmons Island. Jacksonville is an ideal location to access these places and spend quality time with our families.
My philosophy of care is to prevent functional decline in the elderly by using a proactive, interdisciplinary, patient-centered approach. By providing early intervention of disease processes and coordinated interdisciplinary care to patients with multiple diseases, my goal as a geriatrician is to decrease emergency department visits and hospitalizations, improve advance care planning, improve symptom control, and increase patient and family satisfaction.
I think it is important for physicians to give back to the community and elevate the standard of care for disadvantaged patients. To this end, I have worked as lead physician in the National Health Service Corps and the Muscogee County Health Department in Columbus, Georgia in an effort to reduce health care disparities.