"Making House Calls a Part of Life"

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New York City House Calls

Pamela Barton, M.D. makes house calls to homebound patients in New York City.

Providing care at home can save costly and unnecessary ambulance trips, emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and premature nursing home placement.

Dr. Barton works closely with home health and hospice nurses, medical equipment companies, and pharmacies to assure that all your medical care is coordinated and timely.

A Doctor Who Goes the Extra Mile

If you can't get to the doctor's office, the doctor - and more - can come to you.

Dr. Barton can arrange for necessary tests, including lab work, ultrasounds, and even x-rays to be done in the home. Perhaps you have just been discharged from the hospital or have received a difficult diagnosis, Dr. Barton will help you navigate this new territory, making sure you get optimal care.

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Palliative Care

Palliative Care is medical care oriented toward comfort in every dimension. Palliative care is not just for the end of life but for all patients facing challenging medical conditions. Dr. Barton understands and respects the unique needs of homebound patients and their caregivers.

Dr. Barton provides expert symptom management, timely assessments, and focused treatment of problems large and small. Her care not only comforts the patient, it eases the burden on family and other caregivers. She is truly responsive to the medically fragile patient's need for dignity and kindness.

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Testimonials

Dr. Barton’s intelligent and loving presence was a great comfort.
We will be forever grateful to Dr. Pam for the wisdom, the comfort and care she provided . . . . Her humor, her patience and her very humanity kept us focused and calm in the maelstrom. . . . that’s how it is having Dr. Pam around - it’s like wind under your wings.
Dr. Barton was quickly able to sort out the situation. She walked this rough and rocky path with us, providing not only the medical care needed at the oddest of hours, but providing as well, counsel, advice, and all manner of comfort.
Your kind and gentle approach is just what Mom needed to feel reassured. . . . You put us in touch with an entire at-home network of medical care professionals so she did not need to leave her home for blood work, x-rays, physical therapy, the eye doctor and even the dentist. You made this process so easy.
I can only say that it was a miracle that I was given Dr. Barton’s name at a time of extreme stress and helplessness in my life. . . . Dr. Barton’s help was immeasurable - not enough words suffice. She is/was one of my heroes. I will be forever grateful.
Dr. Barton’s compassion and holistic view of the patient, and of the process of dying made of this most difficult of situations a sacred journey which we will all remember with gratitude.
Testimonials

Medical Conditions

Pamela Barton, M.D. manages a wide range of problems in the frail patient - from general geriatrics (adult internal medicine) to the management of very worrisome symptoms in a patient of any age – such as chronic pain, insomnia, or nausea. Dr. Barton can guide the treatment of variety of conditions, such as Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer’s Disease, Cancers, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Congestive Heart Failure, Delirium, Diabetes,  Leukemias, Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, Pressure Ulcers, Pneumonia, Stroke, Swallowing problems and Unintended Weight Loss.

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