Mercy Health Names Dr. Long Director of Hospice
By WestKyStar & Mercy Health Staff
PADUCAH - Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital has selected James Long, M.D. as medical director of the health system’s hospice and palliative medicine program.
Dr. Long has retired from private practice to concentrate on his new role after nearly 32 years of providing care to patients in the Paducah area. Dr. Long has been active in the hospice program for more than 12 years, serving as medical director and hospice physician. He is board certified as a subspecialist in hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Long earned his medical degree at University of Missouri-Columbia, and completed an internship and his internal medicine residency at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. 

To find out more about hospice and palliative care services at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital, call 270-415-3636. 

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Published 07:00 PM, Sunday Mar. 10, 2019
Updated 10:22 PM, Sunday Mar. 10, 2019