Brattleboro Internal Medicine


brattleboro internal medicine

Brattleboro Internal Medicine is committed to providing comprehensive medical service aimed at improving your health and well-being. The physicians and associate providers pride themselves on their high standard of care, offering services targeted to all aspects of health with an emphasis on maintaining good health through regular physical examinations, a healthy diet, regular exercise and appropriate screening tests. They also possess an active interest in who you are, and in tailoring care to what’s important to you.

 

Call today for an appointment: 802-251-8787.



Paul Stanchfield, PA-C

Don’t Get Trapped by Your Depression

By Paul Stanchfield, PA-C Many people who are diagnosed with depression encounter the very real issue of stigma and misunderstanding about mental illness that exists in our society. Depression can still be seen by some as weakness, self-pity, or a character flaw. When patients experience this kind o...  View Details »

Think Beyond The Pill When Planning Your Pregnancy

By Roxanne Karter, APRN The New York Times recently published an op-ed piece about the rising rate of unplanned births outside of marriage. The author, Isabel Sawhill, has been researching causes for why this is happening. A senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Sawhill has also written a book...  View Details »

Richard Burtis, MD

OUCH! (Falls)

By Richard Burtis, MD It is well known that as the population is aging, there are many older Americans suffering serious injuries due to falls. Available data indicate that in 2012 alone, 2.4 million Americans over age 65 were treated in emergency departments for injuries from falls. During the 10-y...  View Details »

Paul Stanchfield, PA-C

Medication Safety – Avoid Being Hurt by Your Medications

By Paul Stanchfield, PA-C Modern medicine has produced an astonishing array of medication to cure infections, prevent life threatening complications of chronic disease and alleviate pain and suffering. Unfortunately medication can also cause harm. When this happens it is called an adverse drug react...  View Details »

Why Women Need to Watch Their Blood Pressure

by Roxanne Karter There has been an increased focus on heart disease awareness and prevention for women within the medical community of late. While it remains the number one killer of both sexes, recent data shows that a male’s risk of dying from heart disease has declined over the past few decade...  View Details »

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