Before attending medical school, Dr. Stefanik received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University in 1982 and worked as a registered pharmacist. Upon completing his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Des Moines University in 1988, he did his internship at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA and his residency in psychiatry at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Afterwards he served as Medical Director of the University of Virginia psychiatric inpatient unit at the Culpeper, VA facility before going to work at George Mason University. From January 2001 until August 2009, Dr. Stefanik worked part-time with George Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services providing psychiatric evaluation and treatment of students.
To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children … to leave the world a better place … this is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
In addition to his private practice in Centreville VA, Dr. Stefanik is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry.
Dr. Stefanik is also on the clinical faculty at George Washington University and has a particular interest in the treatment of college students. He is the founder and medical director of Fairfax Mental Health, originally started in 2008, under the name of University Counseling.
Dr. Stefanik sees patients age 18 and up.