Chronic Illness Support Program

Under the direction of leading area specialists, our Chronic Illness Support Program aims to offer resources, education, and support in the coordination of the healthcare of patients with chronic or terminal conditions.

Our proactive efforts, inclusive of an organized set of interventions, are focused on the needs of a chronically ill and compromised patient population.

Patients supported in our Chronic Illness Support Program may benefit from:


Our program is under the direction of our Medical Staff:

Dr. Truong Bao Medical Director
Dr. Sayed Elsayyad Subacute Medical Director
Dr. Fahim Malik Nephrologist

Dr. Malik’s main research interests are in glomerulonephritis and kidney transplantation.

Dr. Michael S. Chen Cardiologist

Dr. Chen has served as Chair of the Cardiology subsection at Shady Grove Medical Center since 2010.

Dr. Dennis Friedman Cardiologist

Dr. Dennis C. Friedman is a Founding Member of the Medical Staff at Holy Cross Germantown Hospital.

Dr. Safy John Pulmonologist

Dr. John specializes in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care & Pulmonary Disease.

Dr. Paul Newman Palliative Care

Dr. Paul Newman is board certified in both Family Medicine and Hospice – Palliative Medicine.

Dr. Ajit P. Kuruvilla Pulmonologist

Dr. Ajit Kuruvilla, MD is a Critical Care Specialist & has over 36 years of experience.

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