Deacon Alan Rastrelli, MD, St. Francis of Assisi Supportive Care, LLC, Colorado.
He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Catholic Medical Association. Dr. Rastrelli received a BS degree from St Mary’s University in San Antonio, and his MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He completed a 4 year Residency in Anesthesia at Brooke Army Medical Center and is Board certified.
Over the past 15years Dr. Rastrelli gradually transitioned from Anesthesia into the field of Hospice and Palliative medicine, and was board certified. He was voted one of Denver magazine’s 5280 Top Physicians in Hospice and Palliative Medicine five times from 2008-2012.
In 2005 he was ordained a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Denver.
Dr. Rastrelli has given over 40 presentations to many groups on end of life care and the eternal ends of life.
He has spoken out vigorously against physician assisted suicide and euthanasia, including testimonies before the State legislature and in multiple media interviews, and continues the fight against it though it was passed by the voters in Colorado.