Vanderbilt Palliative Care

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We are Here to Help. . .

Few experiences in life are as difficult as facing a life-threatening illness. If you or someone you love is dealing with serious illness, our team at the Vanderbilt Palliative Care Program is here to help you and your family through this life-changing journey.

The Vanderbilt Palliative Care Program surrounds patients and their families with services that provide support, care and comfort. Our goal is to keep patients as comfortable and pain-free as possible, and to help them make the best possible medical decisions in the face of serious illness.


The art of dying has been around for centuries. Finding what is right for each person requires one thing — listening.

Dr. Mohana Karlekar

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