Capital Caring Health is pleased to announce the addition of Amanda Keerbs, MD and Maleeha Ruhi, MD to its outstanding team of board-certified physicians.

Amanda Keerbs, MD is a graduate of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. With more than 22 years of direct patient care experience, Dr. Keerbs is board certified in Family Medicine and in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Her postgraduate training included a residency in Family Medicine at a UCLA affiliated program in Northridge, California, and she completed a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship in 2013 through a joint program with MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Capital Caring.

She previously worked for the University of Washington for 11 years where she was a faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine.

Over the past six years, Dr. Keerbs has had the opportunity to provide both inpatient and outpatient palliative care as well as hospice care to patients in Maryland and Virginia.

Maleeha Ruhi, MD is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

She is a graduate of Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, and she completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Ruhi recently completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine at George Washington University.

A member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Ruhi is also a clinical assistant professor at George Washington University where she teaches fellows in the Palliative Medicine Program. Prior to joining Capital Caring Health, Dr. Ruhi was a hospitalist at Baptist Medical Center in Montgomery, Alabama.

She has presented on topics ranging from spirituality in Palliative Medicine to the cultural aspect of care, LGBTQ health and wound care in the elderly.

Dr. Ruhi is fluent in English, Urdu and Hindi. She enjoys kickboxing, hiking, biking and traveling with her family.

She provides care for patients throughout Washington, D.C.

 

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.