Skirball Hospice

A Program of the Los Angeles Jewish Home Providing Hospice and Palliative Care

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Leadership Profiles

Medical Director

David Wallenstein, MDDavid Wallenstein, MD

Dr. Wallenstein brings an exceptional personal commitment to his post as Medical Director of the Home's Skirball Hospice. A graduate of the University of Chicago's MSW program, Dr. Wallenstein began his career as a clinical Social Worker who cared for patients with terminal illnesses.

He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Wallenstein began a residency in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois Hospital.

His training continued at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he completed a fellowship in pain management and palliative care. Dr. Wallenstein is also a staff physician at UCLA Palliative Care Service and clinical associate professor at UCLA's Family Medicine International Medicine Graduate Program. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care and Pain Medicine.

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