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Wendy L. Peltier, MD

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Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Associate Professor
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My care philosophy has always been holistic, and patient/family- centered. Palliative medicine practice is my passion, and I view it as a privilege to help patients and families at difficult times, with focus on support, advanced care planning and quality of life. Many years of practice as a neuromuscular neurologist has given me insight to the importance of providing comprehensive support and guidance to patients with life-limiting illness. The multidisciplinary, team-based approach in palliative medicine and hospice allows us to meet these needs for a wide spectrum of medical conditions, one patient and family at a time.

My care philosophy has always been holistic, and patient/family- centered. Palliative medicine practice is my passion, and I view it as a privilege to help patients and families at difficult times,…
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About

Dr. Peltier is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Section Head of the Palliative Care Center in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. She has extensive background in medical education, leadership and neuromuscular neurology. She brings these skills to palliative care in the areas of clinical pathways and teaching communication skills. Her research interests are in quality improvement and the development of models for 'upstream' palliative care in serious illness as well as for inpatient hospice in the critically ill patient.

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Advanced Cancer
Heart Failure
Metabolic and Drug Induced Myopathies
Mitochondrial Disorders
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuromuscular Disease

Treatment & Services

Hospice Care
Inpatient Palliative Care
Palliative Care
Palliative Care Consultation
Virtual Visit

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Froedtert Hospital
900 N. 92nd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Education & Training

Rush Medical College - Chicago - IL - Doctor of Medicine - (1991)

Rush Medical College - Chicago - IL - Internship in Medicine - (1991-1992)

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Residency in Neurology - (1992-1994)

University of Michigan Hospitals - Ann Arbor - Fellowship in Neuromuscular Diseases & EMG - (1995-1996)

Board Certifications

Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Neurology

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