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Joliet Area Community Hospice
Joliet Area Community Hospice

Meet Our Staff


Dr. Muhamad Krad

Medical Director

Dr. Krad is Medical Director of Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) since July 2018. Dr. Krad is a specialist in Internal Medicine who for the previous year worked part time at JACH while at Amita Health serving Adventist Hospitals in LaGrange and Hinsdale.  Prior to this, Dr. Krad practiced both hospital and hospice medicine at Palos Health from 2011 – 2016. In his role as JACH Medical Director, Dr. Krad provides expert pain management and symptom control while ensuring that every patient’s care wishes are honored, that the hospice team is supported, and the goals of care set for each patient are being achieved.

Dr. Krad graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago, followed by a masters at Georgetown University and subsequently Loyola Stritch School of Medicine.  He completed residency at the University of Chicago and has grown up and lived most of his life in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Dr. Krad and his wife Yassmean have four children between the ages of 12 and 4.  In his personal time, he enjoys spending quality time with family.