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Sacred Heart Expands Outpatient Palliative Care to Children

Posted: 1/25/2018

Palliative care physician Dr. Brian Donahue

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Sacred Heart palliative care physician Dr. Brian Donahue has expanded his practice to include outpatient palliative care for pediatric patients.

Dr. Donahue will see children at Sacred Heart’s pediatric hematology/oncology office, located inside the hospital Medical Office Building, 5153 N. Ninth Ave., Suite 403, on Mondays and at Sacred Heart’s pediatric specialty care office, located at 5375 N. Ninth Avenue, on Wednesdays. As a palliative care physician, Dr. Donahue provides specialized medical care, focused on improving quality of life by managing the pain and stress of living with a serious illness. To schedule an outpatient pediatric palliative care appointment, call 850-416-1575 or visit

Dr. Donahue joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional physician network in June of 2017 and has been caring for adult hematology/oncology patients at the Sacred Heart Cancer Center. He is fellowship trained in palliative care and board certified in both pediatrics and palliative care.

Dr. Donahue graduated with his bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton in Ohio, and he received his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Donahue completed residency training in pediatrics followed by a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he served on the pediatrics ethics committee and received the Pediatric Residency Quality Improvement Project of the Year award.

Dr. Donahue is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His medical interests include outpatient palliative care, medication safety, medical ethics, communication and the management of medically complex chronic disease. Dr. Donahue is accepting new patients and most insurance plans.

Sacred Heart Medical Group offers the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida, with more than 80 locations and 300 providers along the Gulf Coast from Gulf Shores, Ala., to Apalachicola, Fla. To find a physician and request an appointment, call 850-416-2337 or visit  

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