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Mayra Sanchez, MD

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Mayra Sanchez, MD
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Scripps Hospital Medical Services
10010 Campus Point Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
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Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center


  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


  • Spanish
  • English


As an internal medicine specialist, Mayra E. Sanchez, MD, primarily focuses on hospice and palliative care, including pediatric palliative and hospice care.

Dr. Sanchez strives to provide exceptional palliative medicine and hospice services to patients and their families. She believes in addressing whole-person care at every stage of life. This includes compassionate communication and a team approach. Additionally, she has a special interest in working with underserved communities.

A teacher at heart, she hopes to be a role model for students and residents. She enjoys teaching about hospice and palliative medicine within the hospital, the local community and internationally.

When she is not at the bedside, she enjoys dancing, traveling, hiking and yoga.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2016
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2012

Medical Education

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine, MD, 2006


  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, 2011


  • San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012
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