HomeMid-Level ProvidersMary J. Barton, APN, CNS, CNP

Mary J. Barton, APN, CNS, CNP

Philosophy of Care

To provide patients with a high level of skilled care encompassing the mind, body and spirit. To truly listen to patients and empower them to be involved in their care by tapping into their resources, capabilities and motivation. To actively educate and assist patients in navigating through the healthcare system.

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • ANCC Clinical Nurse Specialist Gerontology
    • Certifed Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Certified Nurse Practitioner


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Polish (basic)


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Geriatrics, diabetes, chronic disease management, education of patients for how to manage multiple chronic diseases


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Family, cycling, cooking especially low carb living


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Elmhurst College
    Graduation Date 05/1980
    Degree BS

    School Loyola University School of Nursing
    Graduation Date 05/1986
    Degree RN
    Honors High Honors

    School North Park University
    Graduation Date 05/2002
    Degree Post Graduate Certification - ANP

  • Memberships

    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • Illinois Society for Advance Practice Nurses
    • Gerontological Advance Practice Nurses Association
    • Sigma Theta Tau
    • American Diabetes Association
    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • Illinois Healthcare Coalition Leadership Committee
    • Illinois Coalition of Nursing Organizations (ICNO)
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Distinguished Service Award ISAPN 2010
    Date 10/2012

    Name ISAPN Member of the Year
    Date 10/2011

    Name American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2015 State Award for Excellence
    Date 06/2015

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