Zachariah Finly, M.D., is recognized as a compassionate and highly skilled supportive medicine physician, providing symptom management, pain control and palliative care for adult and pediatric patients.
He is board certified in Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, and Clinical Informatics. After earning his medical degree from Chicago Medical School, he completed a Family Medicine/Tropical Medicine residency in Whittier at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Kaiser in Los Angeles. Combining his training in tropical medicine with his humanitarian values, Dr. Zachariah has volunteered significant time in underserved parts of the world teaching palliative care and helping patients in Cameroon, Zambia, India and Ethiopia.
He also serves as an associate chief medical information officer, supporting his colleagues in the adoption of clinical technologies and refining the electronic health record system to improve care delivery. His programmatic and academic focus includes tailoring patient care to individual values and goals, advance care planning, and leveraging technology to enhance the coordination and delivery of patient-centered medical care in serious illness. Dr. Zachariah is available by referral to help patients address issues of pain or other supportive care needs.