Helen Kao, MD

Medical Director of Clinical Innovations

Dr. Helen Kao joined Benton Hospice Service in 2016 after 9 years at the University of California San Francisco. Helen is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Hospice & Palliative Care. She has special interests in house calls, dementia care, reducing polypharmacy in health care, supporting adults who experience physical and cognitive decline, and advocating for comprehensive advanced care planning. Helen has been recognized with awards of distinction not only for her clinical care but also for her teaching and leadership.