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Stephen Anthony Pagkalinawan

Stephen Anthony Pagkalinawan, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: Medicine

Practices: Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice

Specialties: HIV, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine


  • MD - Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J.
  • BA - Rutgers University – Biological Sciences, New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences, New Brunswick, N.J.

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society Rutgers Academic Excellence Award
  • S. Oakley Van der Poel Award Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Infectious Disease Society of America

Other Languages Spoken


Stephen Anthony Pagkalinawan, MD, is a med-peds trained physician who completed his residency in internal medicine/pediatrics in 2020 and completed his fellowship in adult infectious disease in 2022. His background includes providing care to LGBTQIA+ patients, refugees/asylees and patients in underserved rural and urban communities. Dr. Pagkalinawan is board-certified in internal medicine and board-eligible in pediatrics and adult infectious disease. His interests include LGBTQIA+ health, pediatrics to adult transition care, HIV and medical education. Dr. Pagkalinawan provides HIV patient care at the Partnership Comprehensive Care practice in Center City Philadelphia, as well as their ancillary office at the Dorothy Mann Center at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.


  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine (2016-2020)


  • Adult Infectious Disease, Temple University Hospital (2020-2022)

Stephen Pagkalinawan, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.


"HIV: how to manage heavily treatment-experienced patients"
S. Spivack, S. Pagkalinawan, R. Samuel, D. Koren
Drugs Context. 2022;11:2021-9-1. (2022)

“A Case of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Secondary to Cytomegalovirus Infection”
Pagkalinawan, Stephen
Contagion. Apr; 6(2) (2021)

“Decreased Sensory Responses in Osteocalcin Null Mutant Mice Imply Neuropeptide Function”
Patterson-Buckendahl, Patricia, A. Sowinska, S. Yee, D. Patel, S. Pagkalinawan, M. Shahid, A. Shah, C. Franz, D. E. Benjamin, L. A. Pohorecky
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. Jul; 32(5): 879-889 (2012)


“Letermovir vs Ganciclovir for CMV Prophylaxis in Solid Organ Transplant and Bone Marrow Transplant”
Management Conference (8/27/2021)

“Delayed Transfer of Acute Liver Failure Patient to Liver Transplant Center”
Internal Medicine M&M Conference (5/27/2020)

“PrEP Q&A”
Frannie Peabody Prevention (9/19/2019)

“An Investigation of the Function of Osteocalcin”
Stephen Pagkalinawan, Madiha Aziz, Patricia Buckendahl
Aresty Undergraduate Research Symposium. New Brunswick, N.J. (2009)