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Karen L. Kepler, M.D.

Dr. Karen Kepler received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency through the UMDNJ and Kessler.

Dr. Kepler is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and holds sub-specialty certification in spinal cord injury medicine. Her areas of specialization include both spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury.

Dedicated to advancing patient care, Dr. Kepler in involved in several research projects, particularly those being conducted at Kessler as part of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury Model System grant.


  • Brain Injury
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury

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Director of Neurocognitive Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Chester campus
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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Karen L. Kepler, M.D.

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation


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