Christopher P. Comfort, MD

Christopher P. Comfort, MD

Christopher P. Comfort, MD, as Medical Director of Calvary Hospital, develops, coordinates, and facilitates clinical services for palliative and end-of-life care. Dr. Comfort is Board-certified in internal medicine and geriatrics and practiced in the New York area for 15 years, prior to joining the Calvary staff in 1999. His research interests include advance directives, spirituality, and palliative wound care.

Dr. Comfort is a member of the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He participates in the teaching programs of Calvary's Palliative Care Institute, providing education to hundreds of medical students, residents, senior fellows, and practicing physicians, many of whom come from abroad to observe Calvary's care. Teaching focuses on comprehensive palliative care, pain management, and palliative wound care.Dr. Comort lectures extensively to the medical and legal community about ethical considerations concerning end-of-life care.

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