Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Certification: Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Practice Philosophy: I approach patients holistically and treat them with the utmost respect and empathy. I believe patients are best served through open communication, which allows me to better understand their lives and to offer them and their families evidence-based guidance tailored to their goals.
Professional School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Residency: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Fellowship: National Institute of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD
Special Interests: Pain and symptom management; advanced-care planning; end-of-life care; integrative medicine; cannabinoid integrative medicine; psychedelic integrative medicine; spirtuality in medicine; cross-cultural medicine; social medicine
Aggarwal SK. Use of cannabinoids in cancer care: palliative care. Curr Oncol. 2016 Mar;23(2):S33-6. doi: 10.3747/co.23.2962. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
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Sunil Aggarwal, MD, specializes in treating life-threatening illnesses and chronic pain. He is deeply interested in integrative and cross-cultural medicine, in addition to pain and symptom management, advanced care planning, and end-of-life care. Dr. Aggarwal is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, walks in parks, reading, music, and following developments in astronomy and space exploration.