Keith Lagnese, MD

Keith Lagnese, MD

Dr. Keith Lagnese is Chief Medical Officer for Family Hospice & Palliative Care, the largest not-for-profit hospice in Pennsylvania. He has over 20 years of health care experience with 15 years in hospice and end-of-life care.

Previously, Dr. Lagnese was founder and CEO of Harmony Hospice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as well as served as national medical director for Hospice Compassus and president of the medical staff at St. Clair Hospital. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Lagnese is board certified in internal medicine and subspecialty boarded in hospice and palliative medicine. He has earned Hospice Medical Director Certification and is a fellow in the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Lagnese has active leadership roles in the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the National Hospice Partnership for Innovation. He is recognized nationally as a physician leader in hospice and end of life care. Dr. Lagnese lectures and consults regularly for Weatherbee Resources, one of the nation’s oldest and well respected hospice compliance experts.