Month: January 1970

Arthritis

Dr. Mark Tratenberg graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009. Tratenberg works in Rockaway, NJ and specializes in Rheumatology. Tratenberg is affiliated with Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, Maimonides Medical Center and Morristown Medical Center.

Genomic Medicine

Dr. Arnold Pallay, a founding member of Vanguard Medical Group and Director of Practice Development, is a board-certified family physician in private practice in Montville, NJ since 1986. He previously founded Changebridge Medical Associates, P.A. a mid-sized, full service practice before merging into Vanguard Medical Group in 2012. Dr. Pallay graduated from the accelerated medical program at Boston University completing both his undergraduate major in history and his medical school studies there. He then finished his residency in Family Medicine at The Mountainside Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident. He was part-time faculty coordinator for obstetrics training there, until completing his 18 years of providing maternity care to his patients in 2003. Dr. Pallay holds clinical academic appointments at both, NJ Medical Schools and the Seton Hall Graduate School of Medicine.

Dr. Pallay is currently Vice Chair of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center and is the Associate Medical Director of Personalized Genomic Medicine at Atlantic Health System, Morristown Memorial/ Overlook Hospitals, where he lectures and champions issues in genetics for physicians and patients alike. He is the Medical Director for several area nursing homes and school physician for a number of neighboring towns as well. He has served as President of the Morris County Medical Society, the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians and the NJ Association of Medical Specialty Societies. Dr. Pallay is senior delegate to the Congress of Delegates from NJ to AAFP, and has served on its Commission on Finance and Insurance.

Spinal Pain

Dr. Jonathan Torres, DO is a family medicine specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009 and specializes in family medicine, neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and more.

Skull Base Surgery

Dr. Yaron Moshel is co-director of The Brain Tumor Center of New Jersey at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in Summit and part of the neurosurgical team at Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists in Morristown. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Moshel is one of a select few surgeons who specialize in removing deep-seated brain tumors using technology that includes computer-guided navigation, awake intraoperative brain mapping, endoscopy, and microsurgery. Dr. Moshel is a vital part of Overlook Medical Center’s CyberKnife Program making it the largest CyberKnife Program in the tri-state region for the treatment of brain tumors. Dr. Moshel is also actively involved in advancing the treatment of brain tumors and actively participates in national multicenter clinical trials, most recently working with an autologous dendritic cell vaccine and on a retroviral vaccine trial for recurrent brain tumors.

Previously Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Dr. Moshel’s clinical interests and neurosurgical abilities extend beyond the treatment of brain tumors. He is experienced in the surgical approaches for skull base and spine tumors and in endoscopic transnasal surgery for pituitary and skull base lesions. His practice also encompasses the surgical treatment of epilepsy and minimally invasive treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.

Osteoporosis

Dr. Kavita Patel, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Colonia, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from New York University College Of Dentistry in 1997 and practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.

JAG Physical Therapy

The dynamic President and CEO of JAG Physical Therapy, John Gallucci, Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT, is in demand for his expertise in injury prevention, rehabilitation, sports medicine and athletic conditioning. He has appeared often on radio and television, including ESPN’s award-winning “Outside the Lines”, MSG Varsity, NJ News 12, WFAN and is a popular public speaker.

Gallucci has made a major impact in his fields throughout the New York/New Jersey area, and holds a national presence in the sports medicine community. JAG Physical Therapy now offers comprehensive orthopedic outpatient centers in West Orange, Warren, Cedar Knolls, Union, Hackensack, Woodbridge, Fairfield, Old Bridge, Holmdel, Princeton, Chatham, Brick and Wayne, New Jersey, as well as Sleepy Hollow, Yonkers, Hawthorne, and New York, NY.

 

Sports Injuries

Dr. Beth Troutman is a specialist in orthapedic sports medicine from Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Aaron Chevinsky is a surgeon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is affiliated with Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Pregnancy

Dr. Morris is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, Obstetrician and Gynecologist who serves as Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, and her internship and residency programs at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, working directly withRMANJ’s founding partners. Dr. Morris then joined Associates in Obstetrics and Gynecology, inLivingston, NJ, where she saw patients privately. She received her B.A. in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and her M.D. from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

 

Dr. Kessel has been in OB/GYN practice since 2002. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with an M.S. in Biological Sciences and his M.D. from Wayne State University. He completed his residency training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. He advanced his career in New York at academic medical centers, including New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center, and Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Kessel also has significant experience in the evaluation of fertility for his patients and their partners. He proactively works with patients to develop long-term strategies to optimize fertility. He also utilizes ovulation-induction agents, and intrauterine insemination in appropriate cases, and collaborates with the outstanding reproductive medicine specialists in the area. Dr. Kessel additionally employs an array of treatment options for other gynecologic conditions, including menopausal symptoms, and for the management and control of endometriosis. His breadth of experience in the field, affable personality and patient-centered approach have made him a natural fit for the practice.

Understanding Back Pain

A Rhode Island native, Dr. Meyer graduated Magna Cum
 Laude from Hamilton College. He received his MD from Brown University and completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He was then selected for a prestigious complex and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.

In the state of New Jersey Dr. Meyer is the Director of Neurospine for the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute. He is Acting Chairman and a member of the Spine Technology Committee at Atlantic Health System. He is the Secretary of the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society, and also a member of the Executive Board for the New Jersey Spine Society. Dr. Meyer is a member of the Spine Steering Committee at both Morristown Medical Center (MMC) and Overlook Medical Center (OMC) and he serves on the MMC Operating Room Cost Committee.

More about Dr. Meyer here.