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Palliative Care

Our palliative care team is dedicated to helping you cope with serious illness. Palliative care improves the quality of life for patients and their loved ones by helping relieve pain and other distressing symptoms, facilitating communication among family members, offering education regarding your illness, assisting with advance healthcare planning, and providing psychological, social and spiritual support.


Palliative Care is offered at these locations:

Palliative Care Specialists:

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    Dr. Christina L. Matts

    Palliative Care

    Dr. Christina is board certified in both emergency medicine as well as palliative medicine. She attended medical school in University of California, Irvine from 2002-2006 and graduated with honors. She went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine in Boston, Massachusetts at Brigham and Women's Hospital. After practicing locally as an emergency medicine physician in southern California for over a decade, she decided to pursue a fellowship in palliative medicine at the University of Utah. After completing her fellowship, she returned to her home community and now practices palliative medicine locally.

    Dr. Christina L. Matts practices at these locations: