Daftani Joins Vanguard Medical Group in Glen Ridge and Verona Primary Care Group is Expanding
Glen Ridge, Verona, NJ – JULY 26, 2019 – Vanguard Medical Group welcomes Kennedy Palwasha Fazli Daftani, M.D., a family physician with an additional degree in health services administration.
“Dr. Daftani brings a wealth of experience, from urgent care to occupational medicine, school physicals, and nursing homes,” said Thomas McCarrick, M.D., chief medical officer and chief informatics officer, Vanguard Medical Group. “Her focus on preventive care and her interest in treating the whole patient is a natural fit for our practice. We look forward to adding her credentials and experience to our teams in Glen Ridge and Verona.”
Previously, Dr. Daftani was a family medicine physician at Care Station in West Orange, N.J.
The whole patient focus was one of the aspects that attracted her to Vanguard Medical Group, according to Dr. Daftani. “Everyone here works as an advocate for the patient,” she said. “There is also an emphasis on preventive care, which is so important in overall health.”
Dr. Daftani is a graduate of St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman where she earned her M.D. She also holds a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from St. Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish, Maine. Dr. Daftani is a DOT Certified Medical Examiner and Civil Surgeon and a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice.
She is fluent in English, Pashto and Farsi.
About Vanguard Medical Group
Vanguard Medical Group P.C. is a regional primary care practice serving more than 70,000 active patients in 10 locations throughout Northern and Central New Jersey. Vanguard is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a patient-centered medical home. A PCMH is a primary care practice where health care professionals work as a team to provide patients with care that is tailored to meet their specific needs and to ensure they have the resources to make healthy choices. The team also coordinates patient care with other health care specialists in the community. The practice becomes the patients’ “home” for preventive, chronic and ambulatory care. For more information, visit vanguardmedgroup.com.
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