Christian D. Furman, M.D., MSPH, AGSF

Christian D. Furman, M.D., MSPH, AGSF

Christian D. Furman, M.D., MSPH, AGSF

Christian D. Furman, M.D., MSPH, AGSF

300 East Market Street, Ste. 200
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5629 - Academic Office


Clinical Expertise
Geriatrics; Palliative Medicine

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Geriatric Medicine / Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

 

Featured Publications

  • Furman CD, Earnshaw LA, Doukas DJ, Farrer LA, Friedland RP. A case of inappropriate apolipoprotein e testing in Alzheimer's disease due to lack of an informed consent discussion. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2014 Nov;29(7):590-5. doi: 10.1177/1533317514525829. Epub 2014 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 24615498.
  • De Sousa M, Smith D, Corcoran A, Bailey FA, Furman C, Ritchie C, Rosenfeld K, Shreve S, Casarett D. Families' perceptions of inpatient and home hospice care at end-of-life. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Nov 8;170(20):1856-7. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.392. PubMed PMID: 21059980.
  • Lu H, Trancik E, Bailey FA, Ritchie C, Rosenfeld K, Shreve S, Furman C, Smith D, Wolff C, Casarett D. Families' perceptions of end-of-life care in Veterans Affairs versus non-Veterans Affairs facilities. J Palliat Med. 2010 Aug;13(8):991-6. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2010.0044. PubMed PMID: 20649437.
  • Furman CD, Doukas DJ, Reichel W. Unlocking the closed door: arguments for open access hospice. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2010 Feb;27(1):86-90. doi: 10.1177/1049909109338388. PubMed PMID: 20124254.
  • Casarett D, Pickard A, Bailey FA, Ritchie C, Furman C, Rosenfeld K, Shreve S, Chen Z, Shea JA. Do palliative consultations improve patient outcomes? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Apr;56(4):593-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01610.x. Epub 2008 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 18205757.
  • Scharfenberger J, Furman CD, Rotella J, Pfeifer M. Meeting American Council of Graduate Medical Education guidelines for a palliative medicine fellowship through diverse community partnerships. J Palliat Med. 2008 Apr;11(3):428-30. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2007.0263. PubMed PMID: 18363483.
  • Casarett D, Pickard A, Amos Bailey F, Ritchie C, Furman C, Rosenfeld K, Shreve S, Shea JA. Important aspects of end-of-life care among veterans: implications for measurement and quality improvement. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2008 Feb;35(2):115-25. Epub 2007 Nov 28. PubMed PMID: 18053680.
  • Casarett D, Pickard A, Bailey FA, Ritchie CS, Furman CD, Rosenfeld K, Shreve S, Shea J. A nationwide VA palliative care quality measure: the family assessment of treatment at the end of life. J Palliat Med. 2008 Jan-Feb;11(1):68-75. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2007.0104. PubMed PMID: 18370895.
  • Furman CD, Pirkle R, O'Brien JG, Miles T. Barriers to the implementation of palliative care in the nursing home. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007 Mar;8(3 Suppl 2):e45-8. PubMed PMID: 17352986.
  • Furman CD, Kelly SE, Knapp K, Mowery RL, Miles T. Eliciting goals of care in a nursing home. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007 Mar;8(3 Suppl 2):e35-41. PubMed PMID: 17352984.