Dr. Evan Altman has joined Baystate Wing Hospital as medical director of Convenient Care, an extension of Baystate Primary Care – Palmer. In her role, Dr. Altman will be responsible for providing strategic and clinical leadership for the Convenient Care providers and staff. Convenient Care is a new model of care dedicated to meeting the same day care needs of our patients and the local community through a collaboration with primary care, specialty care and ancillary providers.
About Dr. Altman, medical director of Convenient Care at Baystate Wing Hospital
Dr. Altman earned her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia and completed her residency at Broward Health Medical Center Department of Family Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She earned her master’s degree in Global Health from Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining the Baystate Wing Hospital medical staff, Dr. Altman was a hospitalist at Mercy Medical Center in in Springfield. She board certified in Family Medicine and member of the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Altman is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Same-Day Walk-in Care 7 days a week
Convenient Care offers same-day walk-in treatment for current patients, new patients and community members seeking care for common medical conditions including sports injuries and sprains, seasonal allergies, skin rashes and urinary tract infections. Providers also offer appointments for patients managing chronic conditions that affect everyday life including hypertension, diabetes, COPD and asthma. At this time, telehealth visits will be offered for respiratory symptoms.
Convenient Care is located on the first floor of Baystate Wing Hospital within the Baystate Health & Wellness Center – Palmer, next to Baystate Primary Care. Convenient Care is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Patients can schedule an appointment at Convenient Care by calling 413-370-7000.
Learn more about Baystate Convenient Care.