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Dr. Barbara Saracino

Family Medicine
Newtown, PA
36 years experience female

Locations

Office

richboro

Address

152 cynthia drive, richboro, United States
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My office hours

Tuesday: 10am - 6:00pm
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About

Bio

in 1977 ,i entered nursing school at university of Penna . I graduated in 1979. After that time i worked in the critical care field. Later I was employed by a group of neurosurgeons . my job duties were more of a nurse practioner. I ran the CAT Scan unit which my employer owned at the time . I continued to take courses at Penn. In 1983, I started medical school. received my D.O. degree in 1987 . I was board certified in Family medicine in 1989. since that time i have worked in various family practice offices. I have been teaching residents and students since 1989. . I worked with workers compensation patient for 1 year at WORK-HEALTH. Presently ,I own my own practice and share office space with Dr Catherine Spratt-Turner.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

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125 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Whats your diagnosis: Ask the doctor to give you a diagnosis of your back condition no one can answer your question unless we understand the diagnosis which explains the an... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Nerve damage fibromy: Nerve damage can cause certain parts of your leg to go numb . Diabetes and thyroid disease fibromyalgia lac objects and lliftingk of enough b6, b12 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Back pain : I suggest that you see you doctor . There are many causes of back pain . The information that you provided is to general in nature to be able to give... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Astrocytoma: Good day You need to discuss your concerns with your medical team who can advise you
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Knee injury : i would recommend seeing an orthopedic doctor who deals with injures to knees ,hips ankles and mostly all joints . in some cases you may have to see ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Adding sarna powder: I would also add sarna Powder to the area to keep it dry
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Leg cramps : There are many causes of leg cramps especially at nighttime . I would suggest you see your doctor to have it properly diagnosed Then a recommendatio... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Heart disease : Hello The kind of heart disease you have would be best answered by you heart doctor or Cardiologist . I would suggest that you write down the quest... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Right bundle branch: I would highly recommend that you consult with your cardiologist befor taking this medication . When you see your cardiologist next have him give you ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No oxygen to legs: Even though you fell like you are breathing well you may want to get the circulation oxygen supply to your legs checked out .Especially if you have v... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
You may use it twice: The cream may be used twice daily . Unless it cause any redness or skin irritationeczma to the area where applied . There seems to be no reason why it... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
A nerve is damaged: There could be a nerve exposed under the gum and enamel of your teeth. When the nerve is exposed to hot or cold the teeth become painful. Even cold ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Lower Back Pain : Good day Unfortunately without knowing what is wrong with your back (a diagnosis) it is hard to prescribe what kind of exercise would be helpful Sugg... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Custom made : A podiatrist or foot doctor can custom make insoles called orthotics
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
1: Alvenno bath use dove soap or ivory do not take a long hot bath or shower use baby oil on your skin for a moisterizer.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Thin skin: As far as i know being hypothyroid does not cause thin skin. It causes your skin to become very dry . Replacing thyroid horomone will help but some sy... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Penis scar : It would be in your best interest to discuss the scar line with the surgeon who did your surgery
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Thyroid: Good day The diagnosis of Hasimotos disease requires you to have thyroid antibodies present it is an autoimmune disorder Since you did not mention ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Panic attacks : The answer to your question is simple You need to discuss with the doctor who prescribed the medication that it's not working . Have them offer othe... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Tonic water: Tonic water has quinine in it which helps with leg cramps, having you doctor check your electrolyte levels such as potassium and magnesium making sure... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Joint pain: Some joints ache more as we get older due to lack of cartilage or just the aging process but if it is all your joints that ache and you have early mo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Overusing it the wro: If you a re using your hand on a daily basis either the way you are doing your work or how u do the work you are overusing the muscles in your hand .A... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
NO: Soda has no nutritional value is full of carb0hydrates , sugar and too many calories water best options natural fruit juice with good vitamins.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Thyroid removal : The causes of thyroid disease that require thyroid removal are varied . The risks vs the benefits should be discusses with the suregon who is doing t... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Saracino
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Tapering medication: before you start tapering your medication it is important that you discuss tapering you medication with your psychiatrist or Doctor that prescribed th... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Saracino is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saracino is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Apr 22, 2020
thank you
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I am new to the USA and find navigating health care here to be very tricky. I appreciate your direction.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

ARIA HEALTH

Awards

2009,10, 11 patient choice award
Top Doctor Global Impact - Chinese, First Place, National - Winter
2016

Affiliations

AOA
Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society
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