Sonia Malhotra MD

Sonia Malhotra, MD

About Dr. Malhotra

I am a Board certified Palliative Medicine doctor for adults and kids and the Founder & Director for Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care at University Medical Center. I have built a robust inpatient Palliative Medicine service, outpatient clinic, and inpatient hospice beds at the hospital. I completed my Internal Medicine & Pediatrics (Med-Peds) residency at Tulane, a Chief Residency year in Pediatrics at Tulane, and a fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Palliative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. I received a Master’s in Medical Education at UPitt and have a keen interest in innovative curricula for teaching primary Palliative Medicine skills. I am part of various University Medical Center committees including Bioethics and Chairs the Analgesia Stewardship Committee. I research Palliative Medicine access and have been awarded with several regional and National awards in Palliative Medicine including the AAHPM Emerging Leader Award.

My Little Something Extra: 
Empathy - walking as if we are in your shoes knowing full well we are not and how to make your experience at the hospital as best as possible. 

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Office Information

UMCNO Ambulatory Care Center
2001 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
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  • Medical School
  • Residency
    Tulane University
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics