Grand View Hospital Congratulates Surgeon Named to Board Positions for PA Medical Society
|(November 10, 2010) Sellersville, PA – John J. Pagan, MD, FACS – a physician practicing with Grand View Surgical Associates in Sellersville – was re-elected chair of the state-wide organization’s board of trustees. Dr. Pagan was also elected 2nd District Trustee of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and will serve a four-year term, representing physicians from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Northampton counties.
Those elected to the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s board of trustees are responsible for reviewing matters that directly impact patient care and affect physicians in the Commonwealth.
Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Pagan was first elected to the Medical Society’s board of trustees in 2002. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society since 1991, and has been involved in the medical society’s Finance Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, House of Delegates, Specialty Leadership Cabinet, and Young Physicians Section.
Dr. Pagan is a founding physician of the Volunteer Doctors Care Clinic in Quakertown. This clinic offers free medical care for low-income and uninsured adults in the community. To make an appointment or for more information please call 215-538-4774. He was also the chairman of Grand View’s Department of Surgery for 2005, 2006, and 2007, and part of 2008, as well as the hospital’s representative on the OMSS (Organized Medical Staff Section) of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
John J. Pagan, MD
|Dr. Pagan served as the Grand View Hospital Cancer Program liaison to the American College of Surgeons from 1998 – 2008 and helped oversee three consecutive successful three-year approvals by the Commission on Cancer. He acted as physician advisor to the cancer registry during his tenure on the Cancer Committee, and championed the adoption of AJCC physician staging to ensure the quality of cancer patient management at Grand View.
Dr. Pagan is also a member of Grand View’s Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, which brings together top talent to enable patients to achieve their optimal level of cardiovascular health. In addition, he belongs to the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Keystone Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and the Bucks County Medical Society.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Dr. Pagan completed his internships and residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He is married to Mary Pagan, MD of Stoneridge OB/GYN who is also a member of the Grand View Hospital medical staff.
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive health care services since 1913. Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care – particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopaedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment.