Preferred initial contact is by email:

Or phone 510 423 0577 

Almost all email or phone calls are responded to on the same day (Sundays excluded). Family or friends may help with intake paperwork and processes.

Please let us know:

1. Patient’s name

2. Patient’s age and terminal diagnosis

3. Patient’s address in California 

4. Which health care systems have cared for the patient 

Our practice is based in Berkeley, California, 
and includes the wider Bay Area and other parts of Northern California.
Please ask if we cover your area. 

NOTE: For all inquiries and referrals from Southern California, the contact is 

Lonny Shavelson,M.D.
Thalia DeWolf,R.N.,CHPN

AND: Please support and/or register for the first National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying