Our Experts


The palliative care team at South Nassau Communities Hospital includes a wide range of experts in this specialty, so that we can offer you a wide range of options to improve your quality of life. We work closely with all of your doctors, from your primary care provider to specialists. And our focus is on offering exceptional care for both our patients and their loved ones.

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s geriatric and palliative care team includes:

  • Your primary care provider
  • Other physicians who are caring for you
  • Physician who specializes in the field of hospice and palliative medicine
  • Nurse practitioner with expertise in palliative care
  • Pastoral care
  • Social workers
  • Care managers
  • Pharmacists
  • Nutritionists
  • Other specialists with training in this field

If your doctor has not ordered a consultation for you to our geriatric and palliative care team, ask for an order, or to make a request, call the geriatric & palliative care office directly at (516) 632-4219.

Learn More

What you can expect from our experts
South Nassau’s Caregiver Support Group
Naming a “Health Care Proxy” to carry out your wishes (links to a NY.gov website)
Advance care planning (links to a NY.gov website)

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