Amer Syed, MD, Named Medical Director at Lutheran Senior LIFE

August 1, 2019

Amer K. Syed, MD, FACP, has been appointed the new medical director at Lutheran Senior LIFE at Jersey City, NJ. He will direct and supervise all clinical aspects of care for participants, lead the interdisciplinary care team, and oversee the effectiveness of service delivery.

Lutheran Senior LIFE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®) that delivers health care services to Hudson County seniors with chronic care needs.

“Dr. Syed is a well-respected physician with years of experience serving the residents of Hudson County,” said Christine Lesicko, executive director of Lutheran Senior LIFE. “He has quickly developed a wonderful rapport with our participants and provides the highest level of personalized, compassionate care. With Dr. Syed’s leadership as medical director, I’m confident we can continue to improve the quality of life for our participants.”

Dr. Syed is board certified in internal medicine. He received his medical degree from Seton Hall University in 2007.

Lutheran Senior LIFE provides management of individualized health needs and personal care services for seniors, enabling them to remain independent and living in their homes and communities. The program provides consistent social interactivity, outpatient services, home health and home care services, well-balanced meals and family/caregiver support services.

Participants must be age 55 or over and live in select areas of Hudson County. They must be certified by the state at a nursing home level of care and be able to live safely at home at the time of enrollment.

For more information, visit the Lutheran Senior LIFE website or call 1-877-543-3188.

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