Dr. Kristen G. Schaefer is a female Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Internal Medicine) Doctor (taxonomy code 207RH0002X) located in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kristen G. Schaefer primarily specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Internal Medicine) but also specializes in and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kristen G. Schaefer's NPI Number is #1023093747 and has been listed in the NPI registry for 12 years. Dr. Kristen G. Schaefer's practice location is listed as: 450 Brookline Ave D2007 Boston, MA 02215-5418 and can be reached via phone at (617) 632-6464.
The taxonomy code for Dr. Kristen G. Schaefer's main specialty, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Internal Medicine), is 207RH0002X. An internal medicine physician with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.
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450 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215-5418
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