Main Line HealthCare Welcomes Palliative Medicine Specialist, Karl M. Ahlswede, MD

Friday, June 28, 2013

Main Line HealthCare (MLHC) and Bryn Mawr Hospital are pleased to welcome Karl M. Ahlswede, MD to Pain & Palliative Care at Bryn Mawr Hospital on July 1st, 2013. Dr. Ahlswede is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and was recognized in 2012 and 2013 as a Top Doctor in Palliative Care by US News and World Report. He has been Medical Director of Palliative Care at Bryn Mawr Hospital since 2011, and Chair of the Bioethics Committee at Lankenau Medical Center since 2009. He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, completed his general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Ahlswede is also board certified in general surgery, and has been on staff at Main Line Health Hospitals: Paoli, Bryn Mawr, and Riddle Hospitals, and Lankenau Medical Center, since 1998. He is available as a speaker for community events.   

For more information on Pain & Palliative Care at Bryn Mawr Hospital, please call 484-337-8068. 

About Main Line HealthCare

Main Line HealthCare, a multi-specialty physician network, is part of Main Line Health. Main Line Health, formed in January 1985, also includes four acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr, Paoli, and Riddle hospitals; Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center; Main Line Clinical Laboratories; and Mid-County Senior Services. Main Line HealthCare physicians are committed to providing personalized and compassionate healthcare and improving the quality of life in the communities they serve.

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