Barbara B. Padilla, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

An internist's knowledge, experience, insight and technical ability all come together when evaluating and treating patients. My goal is to help each of my internal medicine patients achieve their optimal health through wellness and prevention that goes beyond concierge medicine. I believe the key to this is forming a highly personalized partnership with each patient by sincerely caring, listening, educating and advocating for them. I get to know each of my patients well and develop strong working relationships with them. I am one of the few female physicians in the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut offering this type of personalized healthcare approach to internal medicine.

My practice currently serves all of Greater Hartford including West Hartford, Simsbury, Avon, Farmington, Glastonbury and Suffield, CT as well as Longmeadow, MA. I am affiliated with St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT as an attending physician. I provide primary care, internal medicine with interests in cardiovascular health (including stress testing), preventive medicine, women’s health, integrative health, bariatric medicine and travel medicine.

Physician Profile


University of the Philippines
Manila, Philippines
Bachelor of Arts, Humanities, Magna Cum Laude 1982
Medical School
The College of Medicine-University of the Philippines
Manila, Philippines
Doctorate of Medicine, 1986
Mu Sigma Phi
New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center
New Rochelle, NY
Philippine General Hospital
Manila, Philippines
University of Connecticut
Farmington, CT
University of Connecticut
Farmington, CT
Infectious Disease 1993-1995

Professional Society Memberships

Connecticut State Medical Society
Hartford County Medical Association
American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
National Society of Cosmetic Surgeons
St. Francis Hospital Physician Health Organization

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Francis Hospital

Honors and Awards

Patients’ Choice Award 2010, 2011
Most Compassionate Doctor 2010, 2011


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Vickie

    Dr. P is just amazing, she is everything you want in a MD and a close friend wrapped into one. I live in FL 6 months of the year...

  • Member: Vincent

    Dr. Padilla, I think that you are the most compassionate doctor that I know. Thank you for your care.

  • Member: Jonathan

    I'm from a medical family. My late father was a Rheumatologist and my mother is a retired nurse. I grew up in an MD dominated ne...

  • Member: Deborah

    Dr. Padilla knows me. I never feel like a number or someone that she just looks up my file and regurgitates anything I've told her...