Anthony Nicholas Galanos, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Campus mail 3507 Busse Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7552
Email address

Palliative Care; end of life care; hospitalized elderly

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of South Alabama, 1986


Ray, Emily M., Richard F. Riedel, Thomas W. LeBlanc, Christel N. Rushing, and Anthony N. Galanos. “Assessing the Impact of a Novel Integrated Palliative Care and Medical Oncology Inpatient Service on Health Care Utilization before Hospice Enrollment..” J Palliat Med 22, no. 4 (April 2019): 420–23.

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Koso, Riikka E., Charles Sheets, William J. Richardson, and Anthony N. Galanos. “Hip Fracture in the Elderly Patients: A Sentinel Event..” Am J Hosp Palliat Care 35, no. 4 (April 2018): 612–19.

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Riedel, Richard F., Kim Slusser, Steve Power, Christopher A. Jones, Thomas W. LeBlanc, Arif H. Kamal, Devi Desai, et al. “Improvements in Patient and Health System Outcomes Using an Integrated Oncology and Palliative Medicine Approach on a Solid Tumor Inpatient Service..” J Oncol Pract 13, no. 9 (September 2017): e738–48.

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Swartzwelder, R. A., and A. N. Galanos. “Methylphenidate use in the elderly population: What do we know now?.” Consultant 56, no. 11 (November 1, 2016): 994–97.


Luo, Nancy, Joseph G. Rogers, Gwen C. Dodson, Chetan B. Patel, Anthony N. Galanos, Carmelo A. Milano, Christopher M. O’Connor, and Robert J. Mentz. “Usefulness of Palliative Care to Complement the Management of Patients on Left Ventricular Assist Devices..” Am J Cardiol 118, no. 5 (September 1, 2016): 733–38.

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