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Sonia Malhotra, MD

About Dr. Malhotra

I am a Board certified Palliative Medicine doctor for adults and kids and the Founder & Director for Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care at University Medical Center. I have built a robust inpatient Palliative Medicine service, outpatient clinic, and inpatient hospice beds at the hospital. I completed my Internal Medicine & Pediatrics (Med-Peds) residency at Tulane, a Chief Residency year in Pediatrics at Tulane, and a fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Palliative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. I received a Master’s in Medical Education at UPitt and have a keen interest in innovative curricula for teaching primary Palliative Medicine skills. I am part of various University Medical Center committees including Bioethics and Chairs the Analgesia Stewardship Committee. I research Palliative Medicine access and have been awarded with several regional and National awards in Palliative Medicine including the AAHPM Emerging Leader Award.

My Little Something Extra: 
Empathy - walking as if we are in your shoes knowing full well we are not and how to make your experience at the hospital as best as possible. 

Affiliations Tulane Medical Center, University Medical Center New Orleans
Location Information
Education and Experience
  • Medical School
  • Ross University Dominica, We
  • Residency
  • University of Pittsburg Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Pittsburg, PA
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). (Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
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