Hospice of the Sacred Heart Names New Medical Director

KilduffPatrick C. Kilduff, DO, MPT, has been named Medical Director for Hospice of the Sacred Heart. Dr. Kilduff has been a hospice physician at Hospice of the Sacred Heart since 2008 and will assume the role of Medical Director on February 10, 2020.  

“We’re thrilled that Dr. Kilduff, who has a long and commendable history with Hospice of the Sacred Heart, will be taking on the role of Medical Director. His patient-centered and mission-focused approach will serve our patients, families and staff very well,” said Diane Baldi, CEO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart.  

Dr. Kilduff has been a private practice physician at InterMountain Medical Group, Shavertown, since 2007. During his time at InterMountain, he served as a board member, member of the Medical Executive Committee WVHCS, Chairman of the Department of Medicine WVHCS, and Chief of Internal Medicine.

From 2007 to 2009, he served as a Physician Consultant dealing with physician level appeals against Medicare recovery audit contractors, applying Medicare local coverage determinations as a patient advocate.  He was a physical therapist at Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Wilkes-Barre. Dr. Kilduff was an internal medicine resident at Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown, Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Kilduff received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in biochemistry from East Stroudsburg University, a Master of Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bala Cynwyd. 

He is a current member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. He is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine through the American Board of Osteopathic Internal Medicine. 

Dr. Kilduff is very proud of being voted Times Leader Readers’ Choice Award for Best Family Doctor 2016 through 2019, Citizens’ Voice Readers’ Choice Award for Best Family Doctor 2017 through 2019 and Dallas Post Best of the Back Mountain Best Family Doctor 2010 through 2019. 

“Dreams do come true… Hospice of the Sacred Heart has granted me an opportunity to take care of patients and their families at their most vulnerable, emotional and spiritual times. This work touches me at the deepest portion of my soul. It lights the fire that fuels my passion in Medicine, to help, to guide and to comfort another human as they complete their life’s journey,” said Patrick C. Kilduff, DO, MPT, Medical Director, Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

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