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Jeremiah D. Nieves, M.D.

Dr. Jeremiah Nieves, a graduate of Emory University, earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-NJMS), where he also completed an internship in internal medicine and his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He went on to a fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine through the UMDNJ and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

Dr. Nieves is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and specializes in the care and treatment of individuals with spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury and stroke in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

His research has focused on pressure ulcers in full-time wheelchair users and EMG findings in spinal cord injury.


  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke

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Staff Physiatrist Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - West Orange campus
Clinical Instructor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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Jeremiah D. Nieves, M.D.

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation


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