We found 9 hospice and palliative medicine specialists who accept Humana near Marietta, GA.

Showing 1-9 of 9
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Samina Aftab Choudhry, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
677 Church Street; Building 310
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Samina Choudhry's specialty is hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. Dr. Choudhry is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. For her professional training, Dr. Choudhry completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Dr. Choudhry (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish.

Read more
Dr. Christina Jia-Sheng Chen, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
677 Church Street; 310 Building
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Christina Chen is a specialist in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chen offers interpreting services for her patients. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

Read more
Dr. Anjali Parmar Grandhige, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
677 Church Street; 310 Building
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Anjali Grandhige works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. Dr. Grandhige graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

Read more
Dr. Jonathan Tsung Ming Hsu, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Family Medicine
677 Church Street; Building 310
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Tsung Hsu's specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and family medicine. He practices in Marietta, GA. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin. Dr. Hsu's professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more
Dr. Pamela Gordon, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
677 Church Street Ne; 310 Building
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Pamela Gordon is a hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) specialist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gordon accepts. Dr. Gordon attended The University of Manchester School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at St. John's Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

Read more
Dr. Melissa Melissa Mahoney, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
55 Whitcher Street Ne; Suite 160
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Melissa Schepp's specialty is hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). Dr. Schepp takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Schepp attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

Read more
Dr. Victor Manuel Alvarez, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics
475 Dickson Avenue
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Victor Alvarez sees patients in Marietta, GA and Austell, GA. His medical specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), family medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Alvarez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Pontifical Bolivarian University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. Dr. Alvarez is conversant in Spanish.

Read more
Dr. Parin Manilal Chheda, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Family Medicine
677 Church Street Ne
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Parin Chheda's areas of specialization are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and family medicine; he sees patients in Marietta, GA, Hiram, GA, and Austell, GA. Dr. Chheda is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chheda accepts.

Read more

Specializes in Psychiatry & Neurology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
2329 Luther Terrace
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Anthony Ekwenchi is a hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) specialist. He has received a 1.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ekwenchi accepts. He graduated from Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Research

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation

What is Hospice and Palliative Medicine?

Palliative care refers to any medical care that focuses on treating a patient’s symptoms, such as pain, rather than directly addressing the underlying disease. Hospice care is a specific kind of palliative care that aims to make patients more comfortable at the end of their lives. Although hospice care and palliative care are two distinct medical specialties with their own definitions, they are very closely related to each other. Palliative care can technically be used at any stage of life; however when most people use the term palliative care, they are referring to hospice care -- making a terminally ill patient more comfortable when there is nothing more that medicine can do to treat their illness.

Hospice medicine is professional medical care for patients in the last 6 months or less of their lives. The aim of hospice is to provide quality of life rather than quantity and to make the patient and family as comfortable and supported as possible as they prepare for the natural process of death.

Hospice care is provided wherever the patient lives, whether that is at the patient’s home, in a nursing home, in a hospital, or in some cases a center run by the hospice. Care is provided by a team of professionals, which usually includes:
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Therapists or counselors
  • Chaplains, pastors, priests, imams, or other clergy
  • Volunteers, who help with day-to-day tasks

Hospice care provides medical care, treatments and medications, services such as physical therapy, equipment such as wheelchairs, community and religious connections, and emotional support.

Death can be a difficult event, and hospice aims to help tend to the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients at this time. After death, hospice often continues to support the family through the logistics of the funeral and any religious services as well as their grief process.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.