The Palliative Medicine Service is available to patients with prolonged or life-threatening illnesses who would benefit from expert pain and symptom relief, and/or help with establishing their treatment options and goals of care.
Treatment is available by physician referral only. The primary care physician and/or referring physician must contact the Palliative Medicine Service.
The Palliative Medicine Service works with the referring physician in developing a specific treatment plan for each patient.
Questions or inquiries may be made by calling the Palliative Medicine Service (314) 543-5245.