Dr. Stephen Percy is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. He has been with Hackensack University Medical Center since 1996 when he joined the hospital after completing his fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical School. Dr. Percy assumed responsibility as the Interim Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Hackensack University Medical Center in July 2016. He was previously the Associate Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for 15 years and continues as the Section Chief for the Children’s Hospital General Medicine Service.
Dr. Percy obtained his B.S. degree in Biology from Yale University in 1975. After working in various health care related positions he went on to obtain a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business Administration in 1979. He then joined Citibank in New York initially working with the metals and mining industry before moving to Saudi Arabia for 4 years where he worked with local and international businesses, primarily in the construction sector.
Dr. Percy left Citibank in 1986 to attend the New Jersey Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey graduating in 1990. He remained in Newark for his Pediatric internship and residency before moving on to New York Hospital-Cornell Weill Medical College where he completed his critical care fellowship in 1996.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Percy has been the site coordinator for both the NJMS medical student Pediatric Clerkship and the Pediatric Residency program. He has been recognized multiple times as the Attending Teacher of the Year at Hackensack by the graduating residents, multiple nominations and awards for a Golden Apple for teaching by undergraduate medical students. He has been listed in the Best Doctors in America database, included in the NJ Monthly’s list of best doctors in New Jersey and recognized as a New Jersey’s Favorite Kid’s Doc, a recognition nominated by parents.