Dr. Robert J. Webb

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Dr. Robert J. Webb is Board Certified in both Family Medicine and in Palliative Medicine. He practices in Florence, AL where he is Medical Director of the Supportive & Palliative Care Service at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital, a 292-bed facility, with a four-bed Palliative Care Unit that opened in 2006.  The Service achieved Joint Commission Certification in December, 2012—the only palliative care program in the State to be so certified.

Our PC Service team includes coordinator and article editor Cathy Shelton, RN (also the Grief Support Coordinator) who is really responsible for the Service’s success. Dr. Webb and Nurse Shelton are EPEC & ELNEC certified respectively and teach these and similar programs several times a year in the hospital and community.

He is also Medical Director of Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home; and Medical Director of Hospice of the Shoals, a not-for-profit hospice. He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the American Academy of Family Practice, and the American and Alabama Medical Directors Associations.