Dr. Peralta Joins Faith Presbyterian Hospice and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center

Dr. Alexander Peralta joins Faith Presbyterian Hospice and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center as chief medical director.  Dr. Peralta is a diplomat for the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is Hospice Medical Director Certified. He has a wide range of recognitions, honors and activities, including serving on Parkland’s Health System – Hatcher Station Health Center Advisory Board and the National Hospice and the Palliative Home Care Speaker’s Bureau, guest faculty at MD Anderson Cancer Center Intensive Board Review Courses and was clinical faculty of the first accredited fellowship in hospice palliative medicine in the United States in 2005. In addition, Dr. Peralta has launched several successful hospice programs, and he believes the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center will help redefine intensive human caring at life’s end.  In the center, he plans to focus on integrative medicine, which combines traditional and complimentary alternative medicine including music and dance thanatology, meditation modalities, pharmacognosy and sand therapy.  His vision is to weave clinical and academic components together to create an environment of collegiality where hospice and palliative care teams develop achievable goals amongst clinicians that will impact the care of patients in all settings.

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