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Palliative Care

Palliative care is a comprehensive approach to care for patients facing the problems associated with progressive and life-limiting illness.
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Our approach to care:

The Pallia­tive Care service staff understands the need for qual­ity of life for patients and their loved ones. Centra Palliative Care Services can be provided to patients at any stage of their illness — from the time of diagnosis through the final days of their lives. Our goal is to help patients live their best life despite illness. Palliative Care provides care conversations and advance care planning to plan for future healthcare needs.

Our specialists collaborate with providers to address symptoms such as:

•  Pain
•  Nausea
•  Fatigue
•  Constipation

•  Shortness of breath
•  Anxiety
•  Loss of appetite
•  Provides symptom management

Where you can find us

We have a number of conveniently located facilities in your neighborhood. See all Locations

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CMG Supportive Care & Palliative Medicine, Oak Vassar

Oak Vassar building, 1330 Oak Lane Suite 202
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Meet our team

Centra's team of Caregivers is dedicated to providing the most advanced, personalized care.
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Erno Csatlos, NP

Specialty Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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Shereen Gamaluddin, MD

Specialty Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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Brenda L. Stokes, MD

Specialty Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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Kati Walker, FNP

Specialty Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Care conversations

The journey through an illness is physical, psychological, and spiritual and is experienced differently by each person and his or her loved ones. A major focus of the service is to help you and your loved ones deal with all of these aspects of your illness and anticipate future needs that may arise as your illness progresses.

Palliative Care specialists are trained to offer expert advice in care conversations and can assist in completing forms for advance care planning.

Outpatient referral form