Palliative and Supportive Care Physicians

Valerie C.
Dr. Valerie Caraiscos
"Palliative care means compassion and empathy. It encompasses pain and symptom relief and psychosocial support delivered in a patient- and family-centred manner to provide high quality care."
Amanda Rosenblum
Dr. Amanda Rosenblum
"Palliative care is person-centered care that aims to relieve suffering for someone living with a serious illness."


Amit A.
Dr. Amit Arya
"Palliative care encapsulates the physical, social spiritual and psychological domains of patients’ and families’ experiences. It emphasizes quality of life and freedom from suffering."
Dr. Cohen

Dr. Tziporah Cohen  Psychiatrist
"Palliative care is compassion, dignity, and the alleviation of suffering."


Daphna Grossman

Dr. Daphna Grossman 
"Palliative care is surrounding patients and families with a compassionate community providing holistic care."


Desmond Leung

Dr. Desmond Leung 
"In palliative care, it is an honour to bear witness."


Niren Shetty

Dr. Niren Shetty
"Palliative care is care of an individual with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness that prioritizes comfort and quality of life. Various aspects of palliative care can, and should be, addressed by any member of the health care team, but also by family, friends and the entire community."
Dr. Grace Ma
Dr. Grace Ma
"Palliative care is ​​​​taking care of patients as a whole, helping them live their lives to the fullest, no matter where they are in their disease trajectory."
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Dr. Anand Sinha
“At its heart, palliative care is about providing dignity and comfort to those with serious illness and their loved ones”
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Dr. Noam Berlin
"Palliative care is providing comprehensive, holistic care for patients with life-threatening illness and their families, including pain and symptom management (physical and psychosocial), care decision making and planning for the future, and coordinating supports as needed, adapting care to wherever are patients are in the course of their illness.”

Sandy Buchman
Dr. Sandy Buchman, Medical Director & Freeman Family Chair in Palliative Care
"Palliative care is ​​​​a holistic, inter-professional approach to health care for those experiencing life-limiting illness. It focuses on alleviating human suffering in all its domains - physical, psychosocial & spiritual - for patients and their loved ones with dignity and compassion."