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PRIMARY CARE

Pabis Matthew
Primary Care
mpabis@unitas-nyc.org
ext: 313

Dr Matthew Pabis is the Medical Director of Primary Care at St. Mark’s Pl. Institute for Health.

Dr. Matthew Pabis, who is known as Dr. Matt in the clinic, is a board certified Family Medicine physician. In addition to providing primary care for patients at the clinic, he works closely with the chemical dependence team providing buprenorphine-naloxone (aka Suboxone) treatment for opioid addicted patients.

Before joining St Mark’s Pl, Dr Matt completed his residency at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady NY.  While there he lead the City Mission Free Health Clinic which provide completely free health care to who ever needed it. He also was a member of the ethics committee of Ellis Hospital.



After completing his residency at Ellis Hospital, Dr Matt took a job as a Family Medicine doctor in Harlem NY with a very large commercial group. Dr Matt did not quite feel at home in that environment so when an opportunity to start a primary care office in a multispecialty private office in the upper east side of Manhattan presented itself, Dr Matt took it. There Dr Matt worked with orthopedic doctors, pain management doctors, and cosmetic doctors.  Even though Dr Matt enjoyed his time there, he wanted to work at a larger clinic that served a more diverse population.

So Dr Matt came to St Mark’s Pl Institute where he set up a primary care clinic. Dr Matt sees patients for primary care and works closely with both psychiatrists and therapists in the mental health and chemical dependence programs to provide complete care for all of St Mark’s Place Institute patients. 

Certifications:

Certified by American Board of Family Medicine

Certified to Practice Medicine by New York State License 

Education/Experience

Residency:   Ellis Hospital – Schenectady, NY

Saint Matthews University, School of Medicine (SMU)

Doctor of Medicine – graduated 2012

Bachelor of Arts: Neuroscience- graduated May 2005, Hamilton College, NY

RESEARCH

Medical University of Lublin, Department of Psychiatry May 2011- March 2014

Visiting Clinical Researcher- Work with Drs Jolanta Masiak and Brian E. Wallace to

examine Depression in the Polish Medical student population and provide recommendations

to improve the overall mental health strategies within the National Polish Medical Education

System. Also perform primary and secondary research on the topic of Internet addiction and associated comorbidities identified within the European Medical Student Population.

Burke Rehabilitation Center – May 2003- September 2003

Research Assistant- Interview stroke patients to assess and correlate brain lesion location

with the duration of the patient’s initial symptoms. The interviews provided both qualitative

and quantitative data that served as the basis for several articles that the research physicians

later published.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Pabis, M. “Arthritis and C. Diff.” Ellis Medicine Grand Rounds Physician Lecture Series

February 26, 2015 Wallace, B., Masiak, J., & Pabis, M. (2013). Key insights and new approaches that are advancing the understanding of Internet Addiction Disorder and Depression in adolescents and university students. Polish Journal of Public Health Zdrowie Publiczne, 123(2):185-189

Wallace, B., Masiak, J., & Pabis, M.(2013). Depression in Medical Students: reviewing itsp revalence, risk factors, consequences, and management in order to provide student treatment recommendations for the Polish medical system. Polish Journal of Public Health Zdrowie Publiczne, 123(3): 259-264 DOI: 10.12923/j.2084-980X/26.3/a.11

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Member – American Academy of Family Physicians

SPECIAL SKILL

Fluent in Polish