We found 8 hospice and palliative medicine specialists who accept Humana near Marietta, GA.

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

Dr. Christina Chen's medical specialty is hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). She offers interpreting services for her patients. Dr. Chen is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen honors.

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

Dr. Tsung Hsu's specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and family medicine. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hsu attended medical school at Medical College of Georgia. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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

Dr. Melissa Schepp sees patients in Marietta, GA and Austell, GA. Her medical specialty is hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Schepp is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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

Dr. Parin Chheda is a physician who specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and family medicine. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Chheda accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Samina Aftab Choudhry, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
677 Church Street; Building 310
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Samina Choudhry is a physician who specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). Dr. Choudhry (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. She is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. She studied medicine at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. Dr. Choudhry completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. She takes Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, Humana Bronze, and more.

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

Dr. Anthony Ekwenchi practices hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ekwenchi honors. Dr. Ekwenchi graduated from Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Anjali Grandhige specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and practices in Atlanta, GA, Austell, GA, and Marietta, GA. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Grandhige's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Grandhige's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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

Dr. Pamela Gordon practices hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at The University of Manchester School of Medicine, Dr. Gordon performed her residency at St. John's Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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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.
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