John M. Saroyan, MD, FAAP, HMDC, BAYADA Hospice Medical Director for Vermont and New Hampshire

Dr. Saroyan has dedicated his entire medical career to hospice and palliative care. He was a full-time faculty member at Columbia University for ten years, where he was Program Director for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and attained the rank of Associate Clinical Professor. He is a board certified pediatrician with sub-specialty certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and is a Certified™ Hospice Medical Director. His expertise extends across the lifespan.

A well-published scholar with multiple peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Saroyan maintains faculty appointments in the Department of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He was quoted in the The New York Times because of his widely recognized expertise in pediatric palliative care and hospice; called an “emerging leader” by the State Initiatives in End-of-Life Care; and featured in an online interview by blogger Laurie Kienlin.

Dr. Saroyan ensures adherence to the highest quality standards of care at Bayada and is available to the Vermont and New Hampshire health care community as an expert resource. He can be reached at Bayada Hospice’s Norwich office at 802-526-2380 and by email at

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