Kenneth Pettit

Title: Owner
Company: Comprehensive Hospice and Palliative Care
Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States

Kenneth Pettit, Owner at Comprehensive Hospice and Palliative Care, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of hospice and palliative care.

First exposed to working in medicine as a hospital orderly when he was 18 years old, Dr. Pettit subsequently served as a registered nurse before becoming a doctor of osteopathic medicine in 1997. Since 2011, he has operated the aforementioned hospice organization, providing compassionate care in an outpatient setting, as well as in private residence assisted living group homes. Moreover, Dr. Pettit has been president and chief executive officer of Paradigm Hospital Group since 2007, while holding the same titles at Comprehensive Family Care since 1999. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer at Desert Ridge Urgent Care Centers from 2007 until 2014, as well as at Comprehensive Wound Care from 2002 to 2011. Currently, Dr. Pettit is an active member of the board of directors at Iasis Healthcare.

Demonstrating his extensive expertise, Dr. Pettit in 2021 wrote and published the book, “They Call Me ‘Doctor Death’: How Our Medical System Robs the Terminally Ill of Comfort, Time and Dignity.” He continues to build upon his knowledge in hospice and palliative care, maintaining memberships in the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 

Dr. Pettit earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 1997. Earlier, he obtained an associate degree in nursing from Regent University.

Before embarking on a career in health care, Dr. Pettit was employed as a police officer and later a detective. Following several years of service in law enforcement, he secured a position as an emergency room technician.

Dr. Pettit’s company supports local charities, including organizations devoted to helping children with cancer. Over the next decade, he wants to continue to grow his practice, in order to positively impact the lives of more individuals.

For more information, please visit:
“They Call Me Doctor Death: How Our Medical System Robs the Terminally Ill of Comfort, Time and Dignity”

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