Antonios J. Tsompanidis, DO, FACOFP, Program Director and the Director of Medical Education for the Family Medicine Residency Program at Christ Hospital in Jersey City, received his designation as a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). Dr. Tsompanidis received this distinguished designation during theAnnual Conclave of Fellows Award Ceremony on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the ACOFP 49th Annual Convention & Scientific Seminar in Kissimmee, Florida.
The honorary designation of Fellow is bestowed upon those candidates who have contributed outstanding national and local service through teaching, authorship, research, or professional leadership. It also recognizes those individuals who contributed outstanding service in their professional career and family practice duties in their community and civic activities.
Dr. Tsompanidis, DO, FACOFP attended Rutgers University where he completed his undergraduate degree (1990), and earned his Doctor of Osteopathy at the UMDNJ-SOM (1994). He completed his residency (1994-97) and chief residency year at UMDNJ-SOM. Dr. Tsompanidis has been an exemplary osteopathic family physician and is Board Certified in Family Practice and OMT. Dr. Tsompanidis is also President of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (2009 to present) as well as the past President of the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (2011-2012).
Dr. Tsompanidis has received multiple awards and honors, including; achieving the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America (1982); the Student DO of the Year (1994); the Gartzman Memorial Award for dedication to Family Practice and for professional and personal excellence (1997); and several service awards from the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. He was inducted into the American Osteopathic Association’s Mentor Hall of Fame in 2006, and his most recent accolade was in April 2011 from the UMDNJ-SOM for outstanding excellence in teaching and commitment to the osteopathic profession.