A Team Approach

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The Palliative Care Team

The Palliative Care Team works with your physician to relieve physical, emotional and spiritual suffering so you can enjoy the best possible quality of life while dealing with your illness.

The team includes:

  • Doctors and Nurse Practitioners with expertise in managing symptoms such as pain, nausea and shortness of breath.
  • A chaplain with certified skills in addressing individual spiritual, religious and emotional needs.
  • A social worker with specialized training in patient and family support through counseling, goal setting and linkage to community resources.


Our Physicians

Rachana J. Kothari, MD

Internal Medicine

Larisa Golub, MD

Primary Care Physician

Katherine M. Fox, MD

Internal Medicine

S. Shekar Chakravarthi, MD

Primary Care Physician

Susan M. Bauman, MD

Primary Care Physician

Colleen Bell, APN, NP-C

Advanced Practice Nurse

Mary Ann Balut, DNP, APN

Advanced Practice Nurse

Additional Staff & Specialists

Christopher Voorhees


Michelle Tufaro, MSW, LSW

Social Work Coordinator

Eleanor Schrieber


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