Psychiatry & Neurologies


Specialization: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

A psychiatrist or neurologist with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care. **

David Buxton MD
Maureen Callaghan MD
Dr. Anthony Carraway M D
Anthony Ekwenchi MD
Nathan Fairman MD
Stewart Fleishman MD
James Gordon MD, FRCPC, PLLC
Jennifer Hirsh MD
Robert Holloway JR. MD
Dr. Samuel Kneece MD
Dr. Samuel Maiser MD
Eberne Martineau MD
Dr. Jaisha Mathew MD
Dr. Jessica Mcfarlin MD
Matthew Mendlik MD
Dr. Anjum Mujahid MD
Dr. Erik Petersen MD
Dr. Michele Trazkovich MD
Dr. Kuo-Chun Yang MD
Dr. Rana Zahiri MD

* Source: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine [1/1/2007: new]

** Source: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine [1/1/2007: new]