Your Care Team
Every Perfect Health patient has their own health care team, made up of a primary care doctor, a nurse, a social worker and a care manager.
Perfect Health Boston Metro South sees patients in Quincy, North Quincy, Milton, Braintree, Weymouth, Dorchester, Randolph, Stoughton, Hyde Park and Roslindale.
Dr. Alan Abrams is a geriatrician with four decades of experience in developing health care delivery models for older and frailer adults. He has been Medical Director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Pioneer ACO, founding Medical Director of UnitedHealth’s Special Needs Plan for People Living in Nursing Homes and their dual eligible Senior Care Options program. In addition, he was the Cambridge Health Alliance Medical Director of the Center of Excellence for Senior Health which included a start-up PACE program as well as both a national and state award-winning house call medicine program. Dr. Abrams has also pioneered the development of an information system to streamline the interaction between skilled nursing facilities and hospitals to ensure patients get the best care possible.
Dr. Oates is board certified in both Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, and has extensive experience across the entire care spectrum: inpatient, rehab, nursing home, home care and office based care.
Dr. Oates graduated from Boston University School of Medicine with his M.D., and went on to earn an additional Masters of Science in Health Services, also from B.U. Dr. Oates has also served on the faculty of Boston University School of Medicine.
For more than 16 years, Dr. Oates has focused on home based primary care, and was named a Top Doctor by Boston Magazine for four consecutive years. With a deep commitment to helping seniors stay independent in their own homes, Dr. Oates has led the development of home based primary care programs in the Boston area.
Dr. Oates lives in Quincy, and speaks both English and Spanish.
Lori Pigeon is an accomplished primary care provider and leader in the field of geriatric medicine. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston College, she went on to receive her M.S. in Primary Health Care Nursing from Simmons College in Boston.
Over the course of her career she has combined direct patient care with research to help improve systems and outcomes for seniors. At Signature Health Care in Brockton, she developed process that helped reduce emergency room visits and hospital admissions. She also implemented a screening program for fall risk and for depression to help identify these crucial but often overlooked challenges for seniors.
In 2014, Lori was honored with the Compassion Medallion by Old Colony Hospice in Bridgewater, Mass.
Christine has over 20 years of experience providing home care to geriatric patients, and for the past fifteen years has held a series of management positions with the Visiting Nurse Association. She has worked as part of interdisciplinary teams providing coordinated care to homebound elders, providing both direct patient care and care coordination. Christine also worked as a Nurse Care Manager for a hospice program, providing comprehensive support of patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Christine received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Simmons College.
Fluent in both English and Spanish, Brendalys brings deep knowledge of the local community and a passion for helping geriatric patients achieve their health goals. As a Health Coach, Brendalys provides support and tools so that patients can live as healthy and as independently as possible. Brendalys has been working with complex patients for over 20 years, the last five with geriatric patients in the Hyde Park area.
Based on our patients needs, we find the leading specialists. For patients with existing relationships with specialists, we work to bring them into the Perfect Health network.
Dr. Freedberg is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist with a passion for working with older adults with complex medical and mental health needs. Most recently, she was the Associate Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry units at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford, as well as the Associate Program Director for the Tufts Psychiatry Residency. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, she completed her residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at Harvard Medical School through the Cambridge Health Alliance, and went on to become an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts Medical School, where she earned the annual residents’ teaching award. Dr. Freedberg is fluent in English and Spanish.
We partner with all leading area hospitals, including our preferred hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess in Milton.
From assisted living facilities, to pharmacies, to local senior services, to home health agencies, we find the perfect fit for you.