Clinical supportive medicine is a special team of doctors and nurses who work with patients, families and the main health-care team to help improve your quality of life. They are experts in keeping patients comfortable at any point during their treatment.
 
We provide the following services and support:
 
  • Address early symptoms of a patient’s disease and side effects of treatment.
  • Control pain and manage uncontrolled or a complex range of symptoms.
  • Help clarify hard choices and make value-based medical decisions.
  • Understand what you value and use it to guide decisions.
 
For more information, call 626-218-8799.

 

Clinical Supportive Medicine Team Members

 
William Dale, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cancer and Aging Research
Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
Chandana Banerjee, M.D., M.P.A.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
Duarte
Heather Bitar, D.O.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
Duarte
Sorin Buga, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
Duarte
Purvi Patel, M.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Supportive Medicine, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
Duarte
Finly Zachariah, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine
Duarte
Jill Prudhomme-Hunter, R.N.
Hospice Liaison and Nurse Coordinator, Division of Supportive Medicine

Delivering Compassionate Supportive and Palliative Care Through Technology

Podcasts

A conversation with geriatric oncology experts William Dale, MD, PhD, and Supriya Mohile, MD, MS, to explore geriatric assessment, challenges in training oncology fellows, and the perpetual conundrum of oncology clinical trials and inclusion of geriatric patients.
 
William Dale, MD from City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center discusses with host Jack West how he became interested in supportive care & geriatric oncology, as well as societal biases in treating older patients.
 
William Dale, MD from City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center discusses with host Jack West how he became interested in supportive care & geriatric oncology, as well as societal biases in treating older patients.