Naila Mirza, MD

Education: Ross University School of Medicine (Dominica) – Medical School
Education: Greater Danbury Community Health Center  (Danbury, CT) – Internal Medicine Internship
Education: Greater Danbury Community Health Center  (Danbury, CT) -Internal Medicine Residency
Education: Northwell-Hofstra School of Medicine (Manhasset, NY) – Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship
Board Certification: American Board Internal Medicine

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Dr. Mirza began as Medical Director of Palliative Medicine at Cayuga Health in December 2020. She had been Director of Palliative Medicine at Long Island Community, Patchogue, NY where she developed policies focusing on quality of life for the terminally ill patient. Dr. Mirza also built a robust inpatient consultation service to support multi-specialty groups in the hospital in managing symptoms and pursuing goals and expectation of care conversations. She set the foundations for outpatient community based palliative care service, to provide care to advanced illness patient not qualifying for hospice services. Dr. Mirza received her Bachelors of Science degree in biology from the University of Toronto, Mississauga, ON before getting her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, Roseau, Dominica. She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Mirza is fluent in Hindi, Urdu, English and is learning medical Spanish.

About Cayuga Medical Center

We are a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center bringing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. And a century after our founding, we remain intrinsically tied to those we serve: our corporate membership includes representatives from over 100 community organizations. At Cayuga Medical Center, we believe that hospitals are shaped by the people they serve


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