Francis Aguilar, MD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Psychiatrist
  • Physician Informaticist

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Instructor of Psychiatry
  • Executive Director of CMSRU Advisory Colleges
  • CMSRU Phase 1 Medical Education Director for Psychiatry
  • CMSRU Active Learning Group Case Based Learning Facilitator

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



Office Locations

Education & Training

Medical SchoolRoss University School of Medicine, Iselin, NJ
InternshipPsychiatry - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
ResidencyPsychiatry - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Special Interests

Integrated behavioral health, Sports Psychiatry, Medical Informatics, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuropsychiatry


  • American Psychiatric Association
  • International Society for Sports Psychiatry

Awards and Honors

  • CMSRU Gold Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award, 2020
  • Cooper University Hospital Dept of Psychiatry Residency Program Director’s Faculty Award, 2019
  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Golden Apple Award, 2019


Aguilar, F., & Rossi, G. (2020). Positive Sports Psychiatry. In Positive Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychology (pp. 211–217). Springer International Publishing.

Aguilar, F. (2022). Psychiatric issues. Go R.C.(Ed.), Understanding Crisis in Critical Care. McGraw Hill.

Flaherty, D. C., Aguilar, F., Pradhan, B., & Grewal, H. (2015). Rapunzel syndrome due to ingested hair extensions: Surgical and psychiatric considerations. International journal of surgery case reports, 17, 155–157.

Parikh, N., Menon, A., Mitwally, A., Nayagan, J., Magnani, G. E., Aguilar, F., & Koola, M. M. (2022). Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Presenting with Paranoid Delusion. CNS spectrums, 1–4. Advance online publication.