Lawrence LaPalio MD, FACP

Dr. LaPalio is Director Emeritus of Geriatric Medicine for LaGrange and Hinsdale hospitals and the founder of Midwest Geriatrics. He received his bachelor of science degree cum laude from
the University of Illinois and medical degree from St. Louis University.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Illinois, has advanced training in education and was the first mid career Robert Wood Johnson fellow in Geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles.

He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has held academic appointments and has received many awards and grants throughout his career spanning over five decades.  He is well published and has lectured on the national stage.

Currently, in addition to acting in a consultative role for Wisdom Eldercare,
Dr. LaPalio serves as Medical Director for two local hospice organizations.

“Home care is one of the cornerstones of our modern healthcare system. In order to do it well,
it’s vital to have a committed team who is consistently seeking out best practices, and offering compassionate solutions to families, while preserving the dignity of our older adult population.
I am honored to be a part of Wisdom Eldercare, who is doing just that.”

         ~ Lawrence LaPalio MD, FACP


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