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Bruce Pomeranz, M.D.

Dr. Bruce Pomeranz earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago, where he was named a Bertram A. Richardson scholar. He completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and he served as chief resident. In 1994, he became board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and, in 1997, received board certification in electrodiagnostic medicine, as well. In 2003, he received additional subspecialty certification in pain medicine.

Dr. Pomeranz joined the Kessler Institute in 1993, specializing in electrodiagnostic medicine, musculoskeletal disorders and amputee rehabilitation. He served as Clinical Chief of Medical Services at Kessler's former East Orange campus, before being named Associate Medical Director of the Saddle Brook facility. Currently, as Medical Director of the Saddle Brook and Chester facilities, he is involved in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. In addition, Dr. Pomeranz is affiliated with Valley Hospital, in Ridgewood, NJ and Hackensack University Medical Center.

His primary areas of interest include amputee rehabilitation as well as the rehabilitation of individuals with orthopedic, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions, including stroke and brain injury. He also continues to focus on electrodiagnostic medicine and pain management.

He has conducted research in the areas of amputee rehabilitation, prevention of deep vein thrombosis (blood clots), and pain management. His studies have been published in major medical journals, and he has lectured nationally on these topics. He has presented his work to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and other organizations.

Dr. Pomeranz has also lectured extensively throughout the Kessler system and at the UMDNJ-NJ Medical School, where he received a medical teaching award in 1999. He was honored with the Henry H. Kessler Triumph of the Human Spirit Award for medical excellence in 2003.

He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the New Jersey Hospital Association.

Specialties

  • Amputee Rehabilitation Program
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Stroke

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Medical Director and Chief Quality Officer, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Chester and Saddle Brook campuses
Assistant Clinical Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School 

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Bruce Pomeranz, M.D.

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

201.368.6050

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