Medical Director - Washington, DC
Sonja Wyche is a Medical Director for VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Dr. Wyche oversees the medical care and treatment of VITAS patients in their homes, nursing homes, assisted living communities and personal care homes in Washington, D.C. She also consults with patients’ attending physicians, supervises VITAS team physicians, guides staff and volunteers, and serves as a resource to practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals on the benefits of hospice and palliative care for patients and their families.
Prior to joining VITAS in 2012, Dr. Wyche was in private practice with Capitol Medical Health in Washington, DC, where she provided physician services to patients in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities. Earlier in her career, she served as a Team Physician for Heartland Hospice in Beltsville, Maryland. Dr. Wyche has also served as Medical Director for several long-term care facilities.
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Wyche received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and a Medical Degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she also completed her residency in Internal Medicine.