Post Author: Silvana Barone, MD

Silvana Barone, MD

Silvana Barone is a board-certified pediatrician with subspecialty training in pediatric hospice and palliative medicine and bioethics. She can be reached at her self-titled site, Dr Silvana Barone, and on Twitter @kidshealthdoc.

Dr. Barone attended medical school at the Université de Montréal and completed a general pediatrics residency at the CHU Sainte-Justine in Montréal, QC. She completed a fellowship in pediatric hospice and palliative medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a Hecht-Levi Fellowship in Bioethics at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Her writing and research focus on interpersonal communication in healthcare, decision-making and caring for children with medical complexity. She provides practical tips on common pediatric issues on Instagram @kidshealthdoc.

Dr. Barone has a busy community practice and also works as an attending at The Lighthouse, a pediatric hospice.