AvailaCare
Center for Comprehensive Palliative Care
3231 SW 34th Avenue · Ocala, FL 34474
Office: 352-291-5881· Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

I have a chronic illness.
I need pain relief.
I deserve quality of life.
Palliative Care Can Help

Who are the Palliative Care team members?

The Palliative Care team is an interdisciplinary group of specially trained professionals who provide physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients as needed to assist the patient’s physician. The Palliative Care team includes:

Dantuluri P. Raju, MDDantuluri P. Raju, MD, CCPC Chief Medical Director
Specialty: Gerontology, Family Practice Board
Certifications: Geriatric Practice; Board of Family Practice, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Also serves as medical director for Timber Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Ocala, FL
Mery Lossada, MDMery Lossada, MD, Hospice of Marion County Chief Medical Officer
Specialty: Neurology and Psychiatry
Board Certifications: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neurology and Psychiatry
Joined Hospice of Marion County in 2007
Mary Bowen, ARNP, NP-CMary Bowen, ARNP, NP-C
MS, Nursing
Certifications: Advanced Nurse Executive and Family Nurse Practitioner
ista R Collins, MS, WHNP/CNS, ANP, ARNP-CKrista R Collins, MS, WHNP/CNS, ANP, ARNP-C
Program Manager
Certifications: Women’s Health, Adult Healthr
Lisa Ware, FNP, WCC, ARNP-CLisa Ware, FNP, WCC, ARNP-C
Certifications: Family Nurse Practitioner, Wound Care Certification

Social workers and chaplains are also available, as requested.