Lynette Cederquist, MD, is a hospice and and palliative medicine specialist who helps relieve suffering in people with life-limiting and advanced illnesses. As a provider of palliative care, she aims to optimize comfort and quality of life while addressing the psychological, social, and spiritual concerns of patients and their families. Dr. Cedequist currently only sees patients with chronic pain who have been referred to her by internists at UC San Diego Health. As a professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Cederquist instructs medical students, residents and fellows. She earned her medical degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Cederquist is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine.