Medical Staff

Qualitycare blended with compassion.

Our medical staff provides quality and compassionate end-of-life care in partnership with each patient’s own physician.

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In each of the counties that we serve, there is an Associate Medical Director accessible to the needs of a patient no matter where they are. Take a moment and learn about our skilled care professionals.

Dr. Nancy Chorba, Medical Director*

Dr Chorba was born in Delaware and received her undergraduate degree from University of Texas at Austin in Medical Technology.  She graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1990.   Her residency and internship was at the TMH Family Practice Program in Tallahassee where she was Chief Resident.  Dr Chorba is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and has practiced as a physician in our area since 1993, working in Carrabelle, Eastpoint and Apalachicola.  She was an Associate Medical Director for Big Bend Hospice covering our Wakulla and Franklin teams from 1995 through 2010.  In 2010 Dr. Chorba joined BBH full time as Assistant Medical director and in 2012 she became the Medical Director. She is Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Care by both the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Associate Medical Directors

Fitz Blake, M.D.*
Julie Schindler, D.O.
Richard Thacker, D.O.*
John MacKay, M.D.*
Abdul Sofi, M.D.
Niharika Suchak, MBBS, MHS, FACP

*Certified by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine