SeniorBridge Professional Advisory Board Member, Barbara Paris, MD, Named a "Best Doctor" by New York Magazine
New York Magazine’s annual Best Doctors issue is out and SeniorBridge Professional Advisory Board member, Barbara Paris, MD is featured as a top doctor in geriatric medicine.
An excerpt is below. To see it online, click here
Whatever the fate of the Affordable Care Act—and we should know it soon—one thing is certain. We all want the same thing when we’re sick: the most qualified doctor we can get, as fast as we can get him or her. Our fifteenth annual Best Doctors issue is meant to help you find exactly that.
Specialty: Geriatric Medicine
BARBARA PARIS, MD
Expertise: Frail Elderly, Preventive Medicine
Below is a little more about Dr. Paris.
"SeniorBridge is often life-saving and the key ingredient to achieving my goal as a geriatrician, of helping patients achieve the best possible quality of life in their own homes."
- Barbara Paris, MD, FACP
With 30 years experience in geriatrics, Dr. Paris was among the first group of fellows to train in the first Department of Geriatrics, established and chaired by Dr. Robert Butler. After completing a three-year fellowship, she joined the full-time faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she served as the Medical Director of the Coffey Geriatrics Outpatient Practice and In-patient Services.
In addition to serving as a professional advisory board member for SeniorBridge, Dr. Paris serves as Vice Chair of Medicine and Director of the Division of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and as Clinical Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City where she continues to offer expertise on healthy aging, elder abuse, end of life issues, medical education and addressing the unique needs of frail elderly.
She is certified by the American Board of Medicine in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and by the American Board of Hospice &
Palliative Medicine and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including election to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and A Special Recognition Award in Geriatrics by the Alumni Association of SUNY Downstate Medical Center for outstanding contributions in teaching.
To read New York Magazine's related article about elder care, click here.