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Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care announces new medical team

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Timothy Ihrig, M.D., is new chief medical officer and Walter George, M.D., is the new senior vice president for physician education and services at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care.

Ihrig received his medical degree and Master of Arts in molecular biology at the University of Nebraska. He completed residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa, Des Moines, and his palliative medicine and hospice training at Stanford University. He is endorsed by the Center to Advance Palliative Care as a clinician-educator and has served as consultant to palliative care entities and accountable care organizations globally.

George has been medical director for Crossroads' Cleveland location since 2011. During that time, he has led and educated physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and hospice teams across all of Crossroads' national locations.

George received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, completed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, and is a board-certified radiologist.