CATHOLIC HEALTH SERVICES
for immediate release
Maria A. Miranda
CHS, VP Public Relations
Dr. Tracy Romanello, DO appointed Medical Director at Catholic Hospice
(December 21, 2015, Miami Lakes) – Catholic Palliative Care Services is pleased to announce Tracy Romanello, DO as the new Associate Medical Director.
In her role at Catholic Palliative Care Services, Dr. Romanello is responsible for the day-to-day operations including: Conducting community based visits for patient’s chronic conditions, assist in establishing medical policies/procedures and overseeing the organization’s clinical care.
“I feel fortunate to have been raised, nurtured, and educated here in South Florida, and now find an even deeper connection to the community as I watch my children grow and develop in our cultural “melting pot”. It is a privilege to practice Palliative Medicine, providing a service that respects all of the areas that impact quality of life, be it physical, psychological, social and/or spiritual. I have found that so often in medicine, a holistic approach is needed to affect real, sustainable change. A comprehensive approach that recognizes our uniqueness and explores dynamic treatment plans that mirror our own creativity and diversity. I look forward to serving as part of the Catholic Palliative Care Services team and to maximizing overall health and wellbeing with our medical partners and for our community.”
Dr. Romanello has achieved her certification through the American Osteopathic Conjoint Committee of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians- Board Certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.
Dr. Romanello earned her Doctorates in Osteopathic Medicine on October of 2011from Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida. And she has earned her Bachelor of Science, Psychobiology (Minor in Biology/ Neuroscience) from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
About Catholic Palliative Care Services: Palliative Care is specialized medial care for people with serious illnesses. Palliative Care in the hospital focuses on enhancing your comfort during a serious illness through pain and symptom management, advanced care planning, and emotional support. Physicians who specialize in Palliative Care coordinate with your physicians and medial team to improve the quality of life for your family. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment. For more information on Catholic Palliative Care Services, please contact 305-351-7086