Dr. Shelly Garone reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Garone is the Regional Medical Lead of Palliative Care Services for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, as well as the Medical Director for the Kaiser Permanente North Sacramento Valley Palliative Care Service. Dr. Garone is also the Chief of Quality for Kaiser Permanente North Sacramento Valley, California.
Education and Training
MD: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1995
Residency in Internal Medicine: University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1995–1998
Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care: Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, 1998–1999
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.