Medical Group

Dr. Cabanilla-Del Mundo accepted the position of Medical Director with Nathan Adelson Hospice with completion of her Fellowship in the Nathan Adelson Hospice Osteopathic Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program in 2015.

Dr. Kang Choi, DO, accepted the position of Hospice and Palliative Care Team Physician in 2020 with completion of his Nathan Adelson Hospice Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program in 2020.

Ferozan Malal, MD, HMD is a Medical Director at Nathan Adelson Hospice.  She is a board certified hospice and palliative care physician and hospice medical director. In addition, she is a board certified internal medicine physician and a med-spa physician.

Dr. Malal obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree at Silesia Medical Academy in Katowice, Poland and trained in internal medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.

Alexander Mylavarapu, MD, accepted the position of Hospice & Palliative Team Physician/Associate Fellowship Program Director in 2020. Dr. Mylavarapu is responsible for the medical care and treatment of patients, and providing medical direction and support to the members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure that patients and families receive the highest quality care.

Rose A. Kutilek is the Director of the Elaine Wynn Palliative Care Program. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at MacMurray College and her Master of Science in Nursing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and an Oncology Certified Nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience. Prior to Nathan Adelson Hospice, Ms. Kutilek was employed at Central Illinois Hematology/Oncology Center in Springfield, Illinois where she practiced palliative care.

Jennifer Leake received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Regis University and her Master of Science in Nursing from UNLV. She is a certified pediatric nurse and an ANCC Board-certified family nurse practitioner.

Alyson Blight received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is an ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a member of the Nevada Advanced Practice Nurses Association. She brings over a decade of experience in nursing in Las Vegas, primarily in the acute care setting.

Brian Palmer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Nevada State College, and a Masters from Walden University. He has been working in hospice and palliative care for over 10 years now between his time as an RN and an NP.

Brian Del Rosario received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and his Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.

Judith Bechler received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nevada State College and her Master of Science in Nursing from UNLV. She is both AANP and ANCC Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

(Retired)

In 2013, Warren Wheeler, MD was recognized as one of the 30 Most Influential Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). The visionaries included hospice pioneers such as Cicely Saunders, Elisabeth Kubler Ross and former president Ronald Reagan. Dr. Wheeler was one in the first group of physicians to become certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.