Consultants is…

a group of physicians and nurse practitioners who are experts in palliative care and pain and symptom management.

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COVID-19 Update

As a response to COVID-19, as of Wednesday, March 25, 2020,
all PMC visits will be VIRTUAL.

Further instructions are available using the link below.

Telehealth for PMC

At PMC, we will work with you and your doctor to manage your illness, evaluate options, and make sure that your treatment plan aligns with your goals.

We want to help…

Patients suffering from a serious medical condition that is causing difficult symptoms and impacting their quality of life. These symptoms may include:

  • Pain

  • Agitation

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Nausea

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From the Shady Grove Adventist Aquilino Cancer Center…

Dr. Manish Agrawal – Medical Director at Shady Grove Adventist Aquilino Cancer Center shares his experience on the crucial role palliative care physicians play in a person’s integrative health. We celebrate our palliative medicine team led by Dr. Geoff Coleman and Dr. Anna Maria Izquierdo-Porrera for their commitment to bring quality and compassionate care to our patients.

PMC provides services to…

patients of any age, as palliative care can be offered at any stage in the course of any serious illness. Palliative Care can be provided along with curative treatments.

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  • We work in collaboration with the patient’s primary care provider.
  • We do a physical assessment to understand symptoms and goals of care.
  • We recommend medications and therapies to manage the symptoms.


Our doctors and nurse practitioners see patients on
Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and
Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at:

Shady Grove Adventist
Aquilino Cancer Center
9905 Medical Center Drive Ste. 300
Rockville. MD 20850

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We Accept:
• Medicare
• Carefirst
*Note that a co-pay may be required.

For other insurance, it will be the patient’s responsibility to get reimbursed.
Payment will be expected at the appointment time.

Call PMC at (301) 527-4070