Paul Edward Noufi, MD| Hospice And Palliative Care | MedStar Health

Paul Edward Noufi, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Hospice And Palliative Care

Languages: Arabic, French, English

About me

Dr. Paul Noufi is the medical director of the palliative medicine program at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. In this role, he leads a dedicated team that conducts thorough biopsychosocial and spiritual assessments of patients to understand their perceptions of their illnesses and their future goals. Dr. Noufi also focuses on addressing their psychiatric symptoms, pain management, and overall well-being.

Dr. Noufi's journey in medicine began with his completion of a general psychiatry residency at the American University of Beirut Medical Center. Inspired by his fascination with the interdisciplinary management of medical and terminal illnesses, he pursued a fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at the combined program of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Washington Hospital Center. To further augment his expertise, he then undertook a Hospice and Palliative Care fellowship at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC.

Apart from his clinical commitments, Dr. Noufi is passionate about research and academic pursuits. His primary interests revolve around the intersection of psychiatry and palliative care, with a particular focus on existential psychotherapies and their role in the context of advanced illnesses. Additionally, he actively engages in clinical education, mentoring medical students and residents, and emphasizing the importance of finding meaning and identity in their careers as physicians.

Dr. Noufi is a trilingual professional, fluent in English, French, and Arabic. His diverse language skills allow him to effectively communicate with patients from various cultural backgrounds, ensuring comprehensive and patient-centered care. Furthermore, he has a keen interest in the field of bioethics and the philosophy of medicine, currently serving as the chief of the ethics committee at MedStar Harbor Hospital.

English (Speak Read Write)
French (Speak Read Write)
Arabic (Speak Read Write)

Fellowship Program: Hospice and Palliative Medicine - MedStar Washington Hospital Center(2021)
Fellowship Program: Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital(2020)
Residency Program: General Psychiatry - American University of Beirut Medical Center(2019)
Internship Program: Internal Medicine - Hotel-Dieu de France, Lebanon(2015)

Medical School: Saint Joseph’s University, Lebanon (2014)

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Bereavement
  • Cancer Pain
  • Death And Dying
  • Grief
  • 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
  • Death With Dignity
  • End Of Life Decision Making
  • Goals Of Care Discussion
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Advance Illness
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Cancer Patients
  • 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 Myoclonus
  • Palliative Care Management Of Nausea And Vomiting
  • Palliative Care Management Of Pain
  • Palliative Care Management Of Weight Loss
  • 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
  • Respite Care
  • Spiritual And Psychological Support
  • Treatment Appropriateness Discussion
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Practice locations

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3001 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD, 21225

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Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2021)

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2020)

Residency Program: American University of Beirut Medical Center (2019)

Internship Program: Hotel Dieu de France (2015)

Medical School: St. Joseph's University (2014)