Stefanos G. Pantagis MD Medical Director


Founder –             Geriatrics and Longevity Treatment Specialists

Experience          July 1, 2013 – Present


I founded and built a successful medical practice that currently employs a doctor, five nurse practitioners and office staff. I am a Board Certified primary care physician with vast experience in directing complex medical problems and making recommendations for improvements in treatments of patients in hospitals, long-term acute care and rehabilitative facilities, nursing homes, home care and palliative care. A trusted, patient focused and experienced physician with a long history of serving patients and their families. Complete knowledge of professional medical principles and procedures. Familiar with Pharmacological agents used in medical treatments. Ability to create referral networks in my capacity as a medical director with a strong primary care perspective to focus on patient centered care. This is rooted as well in my strong primary office practice that provides a complete continuum of care. Strong advocate for Independence at Home Model. I am experienced with managing all levels of health practices ranging from preventative services to hospital care, to post hospital to transitional care. Proficiency in understanding Medicare rules. Able to lead and motivate staff. Ability to prioritize work loads during busy periods. Controlling multiple projects at the same time. Keeping up-to-date with the latest treatments, medicines and medical developments.


July 1, 1999 – June 30, 2013 –
Aspen Medical Associates, P.A.  One DeGraw Square Teaneck, New Jersey 07666


In my capacity as a Board Certified Associate in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, I monitored admitted hospital, long term care, sub-acute and nursing home patients regularly and evaluated their progress and conditions. Made recommendations and guided patients regarding corrective healthcare practices. Referred patients to other hospitals as per the severity of their cases and treatments available. Educated patients, and ensured standards were maintained and healthy treatment practices were met. Monitored the timely maintenance of patient records and documents. Built relationships with hospitals, sub-acute and nursing home facilities.


Medical Director
Amedysis Home Care Hackensack and Secaucus office, 2013 – Present
Amedysis Hospice Assistant Medical Director, 2010 – Present


Post-Graduate Training
Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C.

Geriatric Fellow 1998 – 1999

Founded the Home Care Program at the University

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3 Family Practice Resident 1995 – 1998

Chief Resident in Family Practice 1998 – 1999



University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

New Jersey Medical School

Doctor of Medicine 1994


George Washington University

Washington, D.C.

Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude 1990


Professional  License

State of New Jersey, License # MA64903

State of New Jersey, CDS # 073405

Federal DEA # BP5757767

UPIN # G92410


Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School


Recognizing the Signs of Elder Abuse in the Nursing Home

The Five C’s of Decision Making Capacity


Nomination Golden Apple – Rutgers New Jersey

Medical School 2013 and 2015

Nominated by Students


Professional Certifications    
Diplomat American Board of Family Practice

July 1998/ recertified 2007 and 2012

Diplomat American Board of Geriatric Medicine

Board Eligible November 1999 recertified 2009

Diplomat American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine

October 2012


Hospital Affiliations    
Hackensack University Medical Center

30 Prospect Avenue

Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

Department of Internal Medicine

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

350 Engle Street

Englewood, New Jersey 07631

Department of Internal Medicine

Holy Name Hospital

718 Teaneck Road

Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

Department of Internal Medicine

Bergen Regional Medical Center

230 East Ridgewood Avenue

Paramus, New Jersey 07652

Department of Internal Medicine

Select Specialty Hospital

96 Parkway

Rochelle Park, NJ 07662


Hospital Committee
Patient Safety Committee

Hackensack University Medical Center

2007 – 2009


Fluent in written and spoken Greek