Dr. Charlene Shaw, DO
Internal Medicine | Geriatrics | Hospice Care | End-of-Life Support
Meet Dr. Charlene Shaw, DO. She is an American-trained Osteopathic Physician, graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai and Miami Heart Institute.
Dr. Charlene has acquired American-board certifications in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care.
Her 22 years of practice has been dedicated to providing care to a vulnerable and medically complex population of patients with special emphasis on the elderly and the terminally ill.
Tele-Consultations with Dr. Charlene will be beneficial for discussing life-limiting illnesses such as Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Kidney disease, Liver disease, Stroke and Cancer
Dr. Charlene can help caregivers understand and manage the symptoms associated with chronic pain, depression, shortness of breath, fatigue, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite and anxiety.
The goal of palliative care is to relieve suffering and provide the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.
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A patient came to us with a new diagnosis of cervical cancer. She was unable to sit or lie down due to incredible pain and was exhausted from having to sleep standing up. Within 2 days, we were able to manage her pain so that she could not only return home, but also enjoy her quality of life.