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An internal medicine physician 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.

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist Statistics on Doctor.com

Top 10 Insurances Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists accept:

  1. Cigna (473 providers)
  2. Aetna (451 providers)
  3. BlueCross BlueShield (405 providers)
  4. United Health Care (318 providers)
  5. Humana Health (314 providers)
  6. Multiplan PHCS (257 providers)
  7. Medicare (243 providers)
  8. Coventry (239 providers)
  9. Medicaid (218 providers)
  10. Anthem (179 providers)

States with the most Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists:

  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Pennsylvania
  4. Texas
  5. Florida

Cities with the most Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists:

  1. New York, NY
  2. San Diego, CA
  3. Rochester, NY
  4. Boston, MA
  5. Los Angeles, CA


Aggregate Statistics

Total number of Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists on Doctor.com:782
Percentage of Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:100%
Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:22 year(s)
Average ProfilePoints™ score for Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists:37/80
Average Overall User Rating for Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists:4 (out of 5)

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialists by State

  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Pennsylvania
  4. Texas
  5. Florida
  6. North Carolina
  7. Wisconsin
  8. Ohio
  9. Michigan
  10. Illinois
  11. Indiana
  12. Massachusetts
  13. Virginia
  14. Arizona
  15. Washington
  16. Oregon
  17. Georgia
  18. South Carolina
  19. Kentucky
  20. Tennessee
  21. Minnesota
  22. Colorado
  23. Maryland
  24. Arkansas
  25. Oklahoma
  26. Connecticut
  27. Missouri
  28. Iowa
  29. New Jersey
  30. District of Columbia
  31. New Hampshire
  32. Maine
  33. Hawaii
  34. Alabama
  35. South Dakota
  36. Utah
  37. New Mexico
  38. Nevada
  39. Kansas
  40. Rhode Island
  41. West Virginia
  42. Vermont
  43. Louisiana
  44. Mississippi
  45. Delaware
  46. Montana
  47. Idaho
  48. Nebraska
  49. Virgin Islands
  50. Marshall Islands

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