Michael James LaPenta, MD| Hospice And Palliative Care | MedStar Health

Michael James LaPenta, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Hospice And Palliative Care

Languages: English

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Cancer Pain
  • Death And Dying
  • Life Limiting Illness
  • Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment
  • Terminal Illness
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Procedures I perform

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Advance Directives Discussion
  • Artificial Nutrition And Hydration Discussion
  • Code Status Discussion And Documentation
  • Curative To Palliative Care Transition
  • End Of Life Decision Making
  • Goals Of Care Discussion
  • Molst Discussion And Documentation
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care For Advance Illness Symptoms
  • Palliative Care For Cancer Symptoms
  • Palliative Care For Symptom Management
  • Palliative Care For Treatment Side Effects
  • Palliative Care For Wound Management
  • Palliative Care Management Of Anxiety
  • Palliative Care Management Of Chronic Pain
  • Palliative Care Management Of Delirium
  • Palliative Care Management Of Depression
  • Palliative Care Management Of Dyspnea
  • Palliative Care Management Of Fatigue
  • Palliative Care Management Of Intestinal Obstruction
  • Palliative Care Management Of Nausea And Vomiting
  • Palliative Care Management Of Pain
  • Patient And Family End Of Life Care Support
  • Patient And Family Palliative Care Support
  • Post Hospitalization Hospice And Palliative Care
  • Quality Of Life Discussion And Management
  • Spiritual And Psychological Support
  • Treatment Appropriateness Discussion
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Practice locations

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25500 Point Lookout Road
Palliative Care Department
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

240-434-7908

Fax 301-475-6212

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Fax 301-475-6212

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Residency Program: Naval Regional Medical Center (1977)

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia (1974)