Despina Psillides

Despina Psillides, MD

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Related Practices

  • The Park Medical Group

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Other Areas of Practice

  • Adult Health
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Long-Term Care Services
  • Men's Health
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Primary Care
  • Travel Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Health

Procedures

  • Cancer Screening
  • Health Screening
  • Immunizations
  • Physical Exams
  • Wound Care

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Memory Problems
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Migraine
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Palpitations
  • Prostate Disorders
  • Rashes
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • The Park Medical Group

    24 Elm Street Harrington Park, NJ 07640

    Main: 201-784-0123
    Fax: 201-784-0065

  • The Park Medical Group

    220 Livingston Street Suite 202 Northvale, NJ 07647

    Main: 201-768-9090
    Fax: 201-768-9009

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)
  • AmeriHealth Administrator

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • CHN PPO

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Plan

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Total Care (DSNP)

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • PHCS
  • Pomco
  • MultiPlan Worker’s Comp

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Garden State Network
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Metro

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • Oscar
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker’s Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA
  • CHAMPVA

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • Medica
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

About

About Despina Psillides

Dr. Psillides is board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine and has received specialized training in integrative medicine. She provides private consultations with patients to develop a wellness plan through the Graf Center and ensures the center’s evidence-based services are coordinated with a patient’s own doctor. Dr. Psillides has participated in integrative medicine programs at the University of Arizona, UCLA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Harvard, where she completed the Structural Acupuncture Course for Physicians. She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians.

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School

Residency

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Fellowship

UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School/Hackensack University Medical Center, Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Publications

Publications

  • Lecturer, “Delirium in the Inpatient Setting.” Family Medicine Conference, Hunterdon Medical Center, January 2013
  • Psillides, D., Tank L., Steel K. A Review of Research Articles about Acupuncture to Determine the Number Directed to the Geriatric Population. Poster session presented at 2012 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2-5 in Seattle, WA
  • Gudin, J., Psillides, D. (2010). Parecoxib. In: Sinatra, R., Jahr, J., editors. The Essence of Analgesia and Analgesics, (pp. 245-248). New York: Cambridge University Press.