Our Professional Staff.

At Preferred Care Hospice, we offer an interdisciplinary team of professionals focusing on maximizing the quality of each patient’s life. Our staff includes: physicians, nurses, certified nursing assistants, bereavement counselors, chaplains and volunteers. In addition to being experts in symptom management, the hospice team advocates for whatever is necessary and possible to meet each patient’s unique, end-of-life needs and wishes.

Hospice care is a philosophy of recognizing the final stage of life. Our staffs goal is to enable you to live in your own home comfortably, together with your family. We help alleviate symptoms to allow quality and dignity of life.

Hospice care does not mean giving up hope. It is an opportunity to provide dignity during a challenging time for both the patient and family. Our staff works to provide comfort and promote an opportunity to bond emotionally and spiritually with the patient.

Learn more about the experienced and compassionate staff at Preferred Care Hospice.


Our Team

Meet our team of compassionate providers of care:

Medical Director: Mallika Thiruppathi, MD

Associate Director: Mike Rallo, MD, FAAHPM

Licensed Master Social Worker

Registered Nurses/CHPN

Certified Nursing Assistants


Licensed Counselors