Pain expert Dr. Emiliya Hill has joined Hope Hospice as Associate Medical Director.

Hill’s primary area for providing care and support to patients and their families will be at the 24-bed Hope HealthCare Services Center in Lehigh Acres. “Dr. Hill is highly experienced in providing palliative care to adults and children,” according to Hope President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith. “She is well-prepared to give high-quality, person-centered care to those who are served by Hope.”

Most recently Hill practiced at Lee County Medical Solutions. She is a graduate of the Alma-Atinskij State Medical Institute in Almaty City, Kazakhstan, where she received her degree in Pediatrics. She was a Fellow in the Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. She is board-certified in Family Medicine by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Hope is the only hospice authorized by the State of Florida to serve Lee, Glades and Hendry counties. For more than 30 years, Hope has provided end-of-life care, comfort and support for patients and their families.