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Dr Pia Amsler - Palliative Care

Dr Pia Amsler is a Consultant specialising in palliative care for cancer and neurological patients.

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Pain control and managing difficult symptoms in patients with cancer, both those undergoing active oncology treatment and those with more advanced diseaserequiring end of life care.

She also has a substantial interest in symptom control for patients who suffer from chronic illnesses other than cancer, such as Parkinson’s Disease and other degenerative neurological conditions; chronic cardiopulmonary diseases such as heart failure and COPD as well as advanced renal failure.

Academic background

Having studied in Aachen, Germany, Dr Amsler came to England as a junior doctor and soon decided to specialise in palliative medicine. She trained in symptom control and palliative care in various hospitals and hospices in Cardiff, Oxfordshire, Cambridge and Essex. Dr Amsler works as a Consultant Palliative Care Physician at Isabel Hospice in Welwyn Garden City since 2007 to support patients and their families in Hertfordshire.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland

Member of the German Association for Palliative Care

Member of the Medical Women’s Federation

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01279 212952