Medical Director

Dr. Shams is the Medical Director for Hospice of Kankakee Valley. He is board certified in hospice and palliative care as well as internal medicine and has been practicing in hospice and palliative care since 2006.

Dr. Shams received his medical degree from Dow University with his post graduate training and studies though University of Illinois and Christ Medical Center.

As our Medical Director, Dr. Shams oversees the care of our patients directly with our hospice team, in addition to overseeing inpatient hospitalized hospice patients and our outpatient palliative care program.