Dr. Stephanie Houck MD

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine Dallas, TX

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About

Dr. Stephanie Houck, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX. She has 11 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Houck is affiliated with UT Southwestern Medical Center/William P Clements Jr University Hospital and Baylor University Medical Center. She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Stephanie Houck has the following 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

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Locations & Directions

UT Southwestern Medical Center/William P Clements Jr University Hospital

5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390

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