Palliative Medicine Home Visits in New York City . 212-252-2305
"Making House Calls a Part of Life"
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.
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.
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.