Barbara Spivak, MD

President, Mount Auburn Cambridge IPA

Dr. Spivak is an Internal medicine specialist focused primarily on treating adults. She is schooled in treating the whole body, not just the internal organs, and sees patients for a variety of conditions and complaints. Also known as internists, these doctors often work as general practitioners. Patients see an internist for an annual checkup and diagnosis, as well as for treatment and management of acute and chronic illnesses (including prescriptions for medications). Preventive medicineĀ and patient education are often emphasized.