Suncoast Hospice Physicians Achieve Hospice & Palliative Medicine Board Certifications
Clearwater ― Four Suncoast Hospice physicians have recently earned the hospice and palliative medicine board certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), which is recognized as the gold standard in physician certification. Certified are Dr. Kirksak Poonkasem, Dr. Catherine Covington, Dr. Tahir Hussain and Dr. Ruvan Wickramasinghe.
This certification enhances doctors’ expertise in providing end–of–life care and comfort to Suncoast Hospice patients with advanced illnesses.
“Congratulations to our newly–certified physicians on earning this professional accomplishment. They’ve mastered the skill of caring for patients at the end of life, and are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients and their families,” said Dr. Deidra Woods, Suncoast Hospice’s medical director.