Hope Hospice has appointed Kuljeet K. Multani, MD, as associate medical director. Dr. Multani will work with a variety of hospice team members including registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and volunteers to ensure care that covers all aspects of a patient’s life.
“Dr. Multani is very committed to the concept of palliative care and hospice,” says Victoria Emmons, CEO of Hope Hospice. “Her goal with her patients is to help them overcome fears of serious illness through goal planning and symptom care to improve quality of life.”
Board certified in palliative care and family medicine, Dr. Multani has been a palliative care consultant with ValleyCare Health System and is currently employed with ValleyCare Medical Foundation as a primary care family medicine and palliative care physician.
Prior to moving to the Pleasanton area, Dr. Multani was the director of Palliative Care Services at Lodi Memorial Hospital and also worked there as a hospitalist for adult patients.Dr. Multani received her medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Wardha, India. She completed an internship in family medicine at State University of New York, Buffalo, NY; and completed her residency in family medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton. In addition, Dr. Multani attended the Palliative Care Education and Practice course at Harvard Medical School; the Palliative Care Leadership course at the University of California, San Francisco; and EPERC at the University of Wisconsin.