Serving patients in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties

Capital Caring Health is pleased welcome back Hank Willner, M.D., to its medical staff.

Dr. Willner is a graduate of Yale University College and Medical School and he completed his residency in Family Practice at the University of Virginia where he was the Chief Resident.

Dr. Willner most recently served as Chief Medical Director and Palliative Care Consultant at Holy Cross Home Care and Hospice in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Prior to joining Holy Cross in 2013, he was Medical Director and a Palliative Care Consultant at Capital Caring Health (formerly known as Hospice of Northern Virginia) from 2001-2013.

Dr. Willner is the Medical Consultant for the Hospice Foundation of America, and he has also served on Maryland’s State Advisory Council on Quality Care at the End of Life since 2014.

Dr. Willner is active in teaching medical students and House Staff at medical centers throughout the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, and he has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Practice both at Georgetown University Medical School and the Medical College of Virginia.

In 1980, Dr. Willner founded the Virginia Family Practice Associates, PC, in Fairfax, Virginia, where he worked in private family practice for two decades. In 2001, he changed his medical specialty focus to Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and he has practiced as a hospice and palliative care physician since that time.

His special interests include the Doctor-Patient Relationship, Medical Ethics, and the treatment of ALS.

His hobbies include spending time with his family and friends, exercise, reading mystery thrillers, and he is an avid golfer.

Dr. Willner provides care to patients throughout Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.

If you or a loved one need help with pain and symptom management associated with cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, Alzheimer’s, ALS, HIV/AIDS, neurological diseases, and other serious and chronic progressive conditions, call Capital Caring Health’s 24-hour care line at (800) 869-2136.

Visit www.capitalcaring.org to learn more about the services we provide to individuals with advanced illness and the support we offer to their families.