Faculty  Brief Bio

Paul E. Stander, MD
Paul E. Stander, MD

Program Director, Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
Associate Director of Outpatient Palliative Care, Phoenix VA Medical Center
Chief of Service in the Department of Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Medical Director, Hospice of the Valley
Clinical Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College
Residency: College of Wisconsin, Internal Medicine
Residency: University of Arizona, Preventative Medicine

​Nimit
Nimit Agarwal, MD

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, India
Internal Medicine​ Residency: Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship: Loyola University
Board Certifications: ABIM Internal Medicine, 2008 (recertification, 2018) and ABIM Geriatric Medicine, 2009
Areas of Interest: Innovative ways to provide geriatric care and utilizing technology to improve health care outcomes

Masood Kisana, MD

Faculty Member

Medical School: Punjab Medical College Faisal Abad, Pakistan
Internal Medicine Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix/Phoenix VA Health Care System
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix/Phoenix VA Health Care System
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles/Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, California

Amruta Vadnerkar, MD

Faculty Member

Medical School: Dr. D. Y. Patil medical College, New Mumbai, India
Residency: Sound Shore Medical Center, NY Medical College
Fellowship: Winthrop University Hospital
Board Certifications: Internal medicine, geriatrics and palliative care

Dan Capampangan, MD​

Faculty Member – Neurology attending

Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
Board Certifications: Neurology, vascular neurology

​Shantanu Thakur, MD

Faculty Member – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Board Certifications: Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Domingo Maynes III, MD, HMDC

Faculty Member – Hospice and Palliative attending

Medical School: Indiana University, School of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic Arizona, Internal Medicine
Medicine Fellowship: Stanford University, Palliative Medicine
Educational Appointments: Creighton University School of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona School of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Areas of Interest: Health care ethics, integrative care, oncology, transplant

Allison Perrin, MD​

Physician Dementia Specialist, Memory Disorders Clinic

Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS)
Fellowships: Faculty Development at MIHS, Geriatrics at BGSMC
Board Certifications: Internal medicine, geriatrics, hospice and palliative medicine
Areas of Interest: Dementia, end of life

Other faculty members include Banner Alzheimer’s Institute physicians, Endocrinologists, PM&R physicians, behavioral psychologists, wound care physicians, Psychiatrists and Urologists.