Pediatric Palliative Care Program

The Pediatric Palliative Care Service at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital offers active, comprehensive support for managing  the care of infants, children and young adults who have complex, serious, and life limiting conditions.  If you would like to learn about the services offered in our Palliative Care program, please visit the Palliative Care webpage on mottchildren.org.

Our team includes the following physicians:

Ken Pituch, M.D.

  Pediatric Medical Director, Arbor Palliative Care, Arbor Hospice

Patricia Keefer, M.D.

  Medical Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division, University of Michigan Health System 

  Physician, Pediatric Palliative Care Program

Adam Marks, M.D.

  Medical Director, Arbor Palliative Care, Arbor Hospice

  Associate Fellowship Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Michigan Health System

D’Anna Saul, M.D.

  Physician, Pediatric Palliative Care Program

Rita Ayyangar, M.D.

  Physician, Pediatric Palliative Care Program

Laura Taylor, M.D.

  Physician, Pediatric Palliative Care Program

In addition, our team includes nurses, social workers and spiritual care providers who are experts in symptom control, coordination of care and helping with discussions of goals. You may learn more about our team members on the Pediatric Palliative Care Team webpage.