Kirstin LeSage

Kirstin LeSage, MD

A Palliative Care Specialist

Dr. Kirstin LeSage specializes in palliative care. She offers specialized health care for people living with serious illnesses.

These illnesses often affect a patient’s quality of life. In palliative medicine, Dr. LeSage and her team work together with the patient’s other doctors to help address the symptoms and stress associated with a serious illness diagnosis. Palliative care is based on need, not prognosis.

Dr. LeSage offers symptom management for:

  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Physical, psychosocial and spiritual causes of pain
  • Shortness of breath

She helps patients with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Disorders of the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic systems
  • Kidney disease
  • Parkinson’s disease

Speaks: English


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