Vice President, Operations
Princeton HealthCare System
James G. Demetriades, MBA, is Vice President, Operations, of Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS). As a member of the PHCS Senior Management team, Mr. Demetriades is responsible for surgical services, including Pre-admission Testing, Admitting, the ORs, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Anesthesia, the Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Endoscopy, Cystoscopy, Pain Management and all surgical service lines; the Interventional Suite, which includes Interventional Radiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and Vascular Services; Pharmacy Services, Laboratory and Pathology Services, Radiology and Diagnostics and Edward and Marie Mathews Center for Cancer Services; and the UMCP Breast Health Center.
Mr. Demetriades rejoined PHCS in his current position in 2010, after serving as Vice President for Trauma and Surgical Services at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center in West Reading, Pa.
Prior to his tenure at Reading, Mr. Demetriades worked for six years at PHCS, progressing from Manager of Contract Management, to Administrative Director of the former University Medical Center at Princeton Surgical Center, to Executive Director of Surgical Services.
He came to PHCS from HealthSouth, where he served as Regional Director, Commercial Operations and Managed Care. Mr. Demetriades began his career in healthcare with an administrative residency at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, Pa.
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., Mr. Demetriades earned a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and was valedictorian of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies. He earned his MBA from the Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia.
Mr. Demetriades is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.