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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Description
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) is the Nation's largest and most renowned joint military medical center. Our Palliative Medicine team provides inpatient and outpatient consultative palliative medicine services focusing on preventing, treating and relieving the pain, stressors and other debilitating effects of serious and chronic illness. Palliative care is not dependent on diagnosis or expected outcome, and can be delivered along with curative treatments.The ultimate goal of palliative care is to improve quality of life for patients and families facing serious illness. We provide patient-centered, whole-person care for patients and their families, and promote informed and value-driven decision making.
Region
North America
Country
United States of America
State
Maryland
City
Bethesda
Address
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889
Website
https://tricare.mil/mtf/WalterReed/Health-Services/G_L/Internal-Medicine/Geriatrics-and-Palliative-Medicine
Contact person
Dr. Scott H. Snyder, MD

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